The UK will introduce a public register in 2021 that will disclose the identities of the ultimate buyers of UK property who use offshore companies to buy them. Photo: AFP

UK public register is redundant and deprives buyers of privacy, say industry players

Observers believe the current system is stringent enough to deter tax evasion and money laundering and that planned register could put the safety of some buyers at risk

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The UK will introduce a public register in 2021 that will disclose the identities of the ultimate buyers of UK property who use offshore companies to buy them. Photo: AFP
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