Latest failure in oil industry efforts to blunt global payment disclosure momentum
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LONDON, February 25, 2013 — Ahead of Tuesday’s international board meeting of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Oslo, civil society organisations urge oil companies to drop a lawsuit that aims to overturn US transparency laws.
The suit, brought by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and others against the U.S.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Prominent members of Congress submitted legal briefs this week to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to defend a landmark transparency law against an oil industry lawsuit.
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As the International Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) meets in Lusaka, Zambia this week to discuss the future of the initiative, the Publish What You Pay United States coalition takes the following position:
As EITI Civil Society Board Members head to Lusaka for these crucial negotiations on the future of the EITI, we are extremely disappointed that the American Petroleum Institu
Publish What You Pay (PWYP) welcomes the US SEC’s 22 August 2012 adoption of rules for the Dodd-Frank Act Section 1504. The long-awaited release of these rules marks a watershed for the global movement for transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sector, a movement that the global PWYP civil society coalition has led for a decade.
Washington, D.C — After one year of unlawful delay, Publish What You Pay U.S.
Schapiro must schedule vote on oil, mining payment disclosure rule
Washington, DC – International humanitarian organization Oxfam America called on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Mary Schapiro to schedule a meeting now of the SEC to vote on and issue final rules for the oil, gas and mining transparency provision of the Dodd-Frank Act.
House lawmakers and Bill Gates each sent letters to the Securities and Exchange Commission calling for the agency to finalize a key rule and raising the stakes in the fight over extractive issuer disclosure under the Dodd-Frank Act.
The letter from 14 members of the House of Representatives, led by Rep.