In the prior post, I talked about steps governments in East Africa can take to lift the natural resource curse that plagues the region. Let’s look now at how extractive companies and foreign governments can also help make life better for millions of people.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Extractive Industries
There’s no silver bullet to overcome the natural resource curse that haunts much of the globe. But countries in East Africa, the region I am most familiar with, can take several practical and affordable steps to exploit resources in ways that will benefit citizens and put realistic development goals within reach.… Continue Reading
On July 2, in the case of American Petroleum Institute v. SEC, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated an SEC Dodd-Frank rule mandating that certain companies publicly disclose payments made to foreign governments in connection with the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. … Continue Reading
A federal judge Tuesday threw out the SEC’s extractive industry disclosure requirements enacted as part of 2010’s Dodd-Frank reform legislation.
Since our previous post on the G8 and key anti-corruption issues, good news has come out of Northern Ireland.
A European Parliamentary committee approved proposed legislation this week that would require European extractive companies to publish payments they make to governments.
The legislation is similar to a law that took effect in the United States in August.… Continue Reading