Consultation outcome

Limited partnerships: reform of limited partnership law

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Limited partnerships: reform of limited partnership law - government response

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Detail of outcome

The government response sets out a range of proposals, including:

  • the tightening of registration requirements for limited partnerships
  • requiring limited partnerships to demonstrate a firmer connection to the UK
  • increasing transparency requirements
  • enabling the Registrar to strike from the register limited partnerships which are dissolved or which are no longer carrying on business

Detail of feedback received

41 responses received from:

  • representative bodies and groups
  • individual businesses (such as law firms and fund managers)
  • non-governmental organisations
  • 1 from academia
  • 1 from a private individual

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on proposals that will deter the misuse of limited partnerships in criminal activity.

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Consultation description

This consultation sets out a number of proposals aimed at improving the regulatory regime governing limited partnerships and to prevent their misuse.

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Limited partnerships: reform of limited partnership law

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Published 30 April 2018
Last updated 10 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Government response published.
  2. First published.