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.
If keeping citizens in the dark is your thing – you might have been better off staying in bed on January 16, 2014.