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Shining A Light On Payments To Governments: SEC Proposes New "Publish What You Pay" Rule
On December 11, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued a proposed rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
30 Dec 2015
Shining A Light On Payments To Governments: The Current State Of "Publish What You Pay" Rulemaking Around The World
Over the last few years, a number of key jurisdictions have adopted regulations requiring companies engaged in natural resource extraction activities to disclose the payments they make to governments and state-owned companies.
United States
29 May 2015
Agreement Between Mongolia And Rio Tinto Opens Door To Future Mining Projects, Economic Growth
On May 18, 2015, the Government of Mongolia, Rio Tinto and the Rio Tinto subsidiary, Turquoise Hill Resources, reached agreement on development of the underground phase of the Oyu Tolgoi mining project.
28 May 2015
New Hydrocarbons Code
The Guinean State Minister of Mines and Geology, Kerfalla Yansané, recently announced a possible launch of a bidding round in 2015 for offshore oil blocks in Guinea...
24 Apr 2015
Mozambique’s Decree Law: Worth The Wait
The much anticipated Decree Law for Offshore Areas 1 and 4 was published on 2 December 2014 (Decree Law No. 2/2014).
9 Feb 2015
Mozambique’s New Mining Law: A Re-Balancing Act
Mozambique’s new Mining Law introduces changes largely aimed at re-balancing the terms under which mining activities are conducted in favour of Mozambique and Mozambicans.
29 Oct 2014
Ivory Coast Mining Code Update: Adoption Of The Implementing Legislation
The Ivorian Parliament approved a new mining code on March 5 which aimed at modernizing the mining sector and increasing its transparency.
Cote D'ivoire
12 Sep 2014
Ivory Coast: New Mining Code
A new mining code was voted by the Ivorian Parliament on March 5.
United States
14 Mar 2014
Ivory Coast: New Mining Code
A new mining code was voted by the Ivorian Parliament on March 5. Current mining titles will be valid for their remaining term but their renewals will be subject to the provisions of the New Mining Code.
United States
14 Mar 2014
A Revised Uniform Companies Code For The 17 African Countries Of Ohada
A revised companies code was adopted by Ohada on 30 January 2014.
14 Feb 2014
Court Vacates SEC Rule On Disclosure Of Government Payments By Resource Extraction Issuers While Similar EU Requirement Is Finalized
A US court has recently vacated the new SEC rule requiring resource extraction issuers to file annual reports with information about government payments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals.
United States
16 Jul 2013
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