UK unveils property register in anti-corruption push

British Prime Minister David Cameron addressing parliament during Prime Ministers questions in London on May 11, 2016Britain will force foreign companies that own property in the country to reveal their ownership on a public register, Prime Minister David Cameron announced ahead of a global anti-corruption summit Thursday. Foreign companies hoping to buy property in Britain or bid for central government contracts will have to join the register, to be launched next month. It will also apply to the foreign firms that already own some 100,000 properties in England and Wales, almost half of them in the capital London.

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