Tag Archives: Transparency

Beneficial interest, controlling interest, and the Land Register of Scotland

On 1 December 2017, a conference was held to celebrate the contribution of Professor George Gretton to Scots law and beyond. Conference proceedings have been Storified by me here. On the day, papers were presented on a variety of topics … Continue reading

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Improving transparency in land ownership in Scotland: a consultation on controlling interests in land

A mini-blog, on transparency of landownership* in Scotland. This is a matter I have commented on before (see, for example, here). There is recent Scottish legislation on this topic. Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 gives a … Continue reading

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A model for transparency of landownership in Scotland, drawing on letting agent registration

This is a quick and rather niche post on transparency of landownership in Scotland. I have blogged on this topic before. As noted in that post, Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 has provisions about transparency, which … Continue reading

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New global commitments to expose punish and drive out corruption: implications for Scotland?

A mini-blog, on an issue that largely speaks for itself. Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 has rules about transparency of landownership. These went through several turns of consultation and drafting, to leave us with: Section 39 … Continue reading

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