Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the publications page of the Committee’s website.

Monday 4 March 2019 Question number

Tom Keatinge, Director at the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Royal United Services Institute, Professor Jonathan Fisher QC, Barrister at Bright Line Law, and John Condliffe, Partner at Hogan Lovells and Member of the Investment Property Forum, Regulation and Legislation Group

QQ 1–12

Monday 11 March 2019

Martin Swain, Director of Policy, Strategy and Planning, Companies House, Jennifer Henderson, Keeper of the Registers, Registers of Scotland, Jonathan McCoy, Deputy Registrar, Land Registers of Northern Ireland, and Chris Pope OBE, Chief Operations Officer, HM Land Registry

QQ 13–22

Valerie Holmes, Chair, Society for Licensed Conveyancers, John Sinclair, Member of the Property Law Committee and Property and Land Law Reform Sub-Committee, the Law Society of Scotland; Philip Freedman CBE QC (Hon), Member, Conveyancing and Land Law Committee, the Law Society of England and Wales

QQ 23–32

Monday 18 March 2019

Duncan Hames, Director of Policy, Transparency International UK, Ava Lee, Senior Campaigner, Global Witness, and Alex Cobham, Chief Executive, Tax Justice Network

QQ 33–44

Donald Toon, Director, National Economic Crime Centre, National Crime Agency, Alison Barker, Director of Specialist Supervision, Financial Conduct Authority, and Mark Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Serious Fraud Office

QQ 45–55

Monday 25 March 2019

Kelly Tolhurst MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, Jacquie Griffiths, Policy Lead on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill, Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and Matthew Ray, Deputy Director of Company Law, Transparency and Tax, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

QQ 56–71

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