Beneficial owner and director definitions

Beneficial owners are individuals who either own 25% or more of a company or exercise significant control over it, such as executive officers or senior managers. Directors are typically members of the company's governing board. The exact rules for beneficial owners can vary by country.

Beneficial Owners

The exact rules vary by country, but beneficial owners can include one or both of the following types of individuals:


Directors typically are individuals who are members of the governing board of your company.

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