The Netherlands

On behalf of the team

On 5 January 2021, the foundation Privacy First sued the State of the Netherlands regarding the UBO register. As of 27 September 2020 legal entities must register the personal data of their ultimate beneficial owners.[1] According to Privacy First, this register violates fundamental privacy rights of UBOs and access thereto should be disabled. No (published) decision has so far been rendered by the court.

[1] The writ of summons on behalf of Stichting Privacy First was published on 5 January 2021.