Beneficial Ownership Data Standard (beta)


This is an old version of the data standard. See latest version.

This site contains documentation site for the beta version of the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard, developed as part of the OpenOwnership project.

This work is taking place under the auspices of the Open Ownership project. More details on the project are avaiable at

The beta schema is documented on the specification pages.

Partners and funders

The initial development of the Beneficial Ownership Data Standard is funded through support for the Open Ownership project from the UK Department for International Development. OpenOwnership is a project of Transparency International, OpenCorporates, One, the Open Contracting Partnership, the World Wide Web Foundation, Global Witness and The B Team

This draft has been developed by Open Data Services Co-operative and OpenCorporates


For more details about the OpenOwnership project, please contact the project coordinator, Zosia Sztykowski