After enjoying a reputation for several years as an open, middle income economy, Malaysia has been the subject of numerous scandals related to the divestment of public funds into shell companies.
Our developers have successfully integrated the new beneficial ownership data in the Companies House API from the Developer hub into Arachnys. Whilst this required additional efforts to attain full-integration, the approach paid off as the data is updated live and in real-time.
Arachnys was mentioned recently in the Joint Committee on Human Rights & Business Inquiry. The Joint Committee included both the Commons and the Lords. Andrew Silvester of the Institute of Directors cited Arachnys as instrumental in curbing slavery in the supply chain:
Russia has a reputation as a crooked, dangerous place to operate. Businesses often seem shady. Shell companies abound, and low-level money-laundering - to obtain cash for nefarious purposes like paying bribes or more mundane reasons like paying salaries in cash, evading tax - is commonplace....