In 2012 the SEC issued a rule requiring oil, gas, and mining companies to report the payments made to governments for extraction rights. It was promptly sent back to the drawing board after a successful legal challenge. Now, the Commission is back with a revised rule. Joe Mont looks at ...
With initial rulemaking on the matter sent back for a rewrite after a successful lawsuit by industry groups, the Securities and Exchange Commission this week finalized a rule that requires companies to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial extraction and development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Joe ...
The SEC has fought all sides on its proposed rule to disclose payments to governments for mining rights: oil and gas companies on one hand saying the rule is flawed; activists on the other saying the rule is overdue. The trouble, however, is that while the SEC tussles in court, ...