FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2014
Contact: Jana Morgan, National Coordinator - firstname.lastname@example.org
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The United Kingdom advances regulation to combat corruption in the oil, gas and mining sectors
The U.S. must act to maintain its leadership role in anti-corruption efforts
By Jana Morgan
I was surprised to wake up on May 11 and find that the Wall Street Journal had invited the American Petroleum Institute to guest-author one of its editorials. Or so it seemed.
Today over 500 civil society organizations from 40 countries submitted a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, calling on the SEC to promptly re-issue a strong implementing rule for the landmark oil, gas, and mining payment disclosure provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, Section 1504.