Jurisdictional Updates 11-28-2023

Jurisdictional Updates 11-28-2023

United Kingdom – Changes to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act (ECCT)

Companies House posted updates of coming changes under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act (ECCT) which received royal assent October 26.  The changes include identity verification of company directors and beneficial owners; mandatory filing of company accounts using software; filing confirmation statements (annual returns) by registered email address; and increases in fees which have not changed since 2016.  More information is available at Changes at a glance – Changes to UK company law Companies House changes.