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NGO Urges SEC to Act on Transparency

A watchdog group is calling on a U.S. agency to act quickly to ensure transparency in the oil, gas and mining sectors. If new rules are finally enacted, companies would have to disclose how much they pay governments for the commercial development of natural resources.   The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has announced it plans to begin rule-making next year regarding legislation dating back to 2010. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was...

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