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  • September 2016: EBOCS project rated “excellent” by EC - The EBOCS project has been rated as “excellent” by the European Commission – DG Migration and Home Affairs, with the following comment: “All actions foreseen have been implemented. The EBOCS project has fully reached its objectives and, if further implemented at a pan-European or global level, could give an important contribution to disrupt international crime […]
  • November 2015: Gibraltar online with EBR - On 16 November 2015 data from Companies House Gibraltar was added to the EBR service offering. We are happy to count 25 members online now on EBR.
  • January 2014: EBR launches the EBOCS project - In January 2014 a new project funded by the European Commission DG-Home Affairs has started: EBOCS – European Beneficial Ownership and Control Structures. EBOCS will develop IT services to provide simplified and unified access to Business Registers data on business ownership and control structures for financial analysis and investigation purposeswith the objective to increase the […]
  • June 2013: Gibraltar joins EBR - Companies House Gibraltar Ltd, that operates the Registry of Companies in Gibraltar, has joined the EBR cooperation during the EBR General Assembly held in Ljubljana on 30 May 2013. EBR is pleased to have expanded to 28 members. EBR June 2013
  • April 2013: Warning about false website - We have been informed that an organization using the identity of the EBR is recruiting people in Greece for secretarial positions. We are advised that persons who are recruited in this way are requested to make a money transfer. This organization has created a copy of the EBR website at www.e-b-r.org and www.e-b-r.net. The EBR logo is […]
  • October 2012: Malta joins EBR - The Malta Financial Services Authority, that operates the Maltese Registry of Companies, has joined the EBR network during the EBR General Assembly held in Cologne on 11 October 2012. This is a good step forward for EBR. EBR is pleased to have expanded to 27 members, of which 22 are from the EU Member States. During the […]
  • June 2012: Directive on the interconnection of registers is published - The Directive 2012/17/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 June 2012 amending Council Directive 89/666/EEC and Directives 2005/56/EC and 2009/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the interconnection of central, commercial and companies registers was published on 16 June 2012. The European Business Register and its Members […]
  • November 2011: EBR meets the non-Members - EBR has organized an accession group meeting in Rome with the EU Registries who are not yet part of the network. On 17 and 18 November, the Business Registers of Bulgaria, Malta, Portugal and Romania have met in Rome with the EBR delegates to discuss about the future enlargement of the network. The meeting gave the possibility […]
  • September 2011: EBR new platform - At the end of May the EBR network successfully migrated to the new Service platform.   The EBR 3.0 Registry Platform delivers a centralised service-orientated architecture for the exchange of Business Registry Information.  It provides an enhanced infrastructure and framework that allows for the deployment of components and services for the rapid and dynamic delivery of […]
  • November 2010: Banque Carrefour replaces Coface Services - Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises/Kruispuntbank van Ondernemingen (the Crossroads Bank, part of the Department of the Economy) has been recently become the new EBR information provider from Belgium. This is an important step for EBR in reinforcing the network of official national sources of company information. EBR wishes to record its gratitude to Coface Services Belgium who […]