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Country-by-Country Reporting Requirements: The United States should follow Hong Kong’s lead
June 3rd, 2010

Collin Swan analyzes the groundbreaking, new reporting requirements at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and examines the implications they will have on the proposed Energy Security Through Transparency (ESTT) Act in the United States.

Photograph by Brian Jeffery Beggerly
Today, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is enacting a clear and comprehensive set of listing requirements for mineral companies that are in line with international standards and encourages greater...
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U.S. Senator Ben Cardin Argues for ESTT Amendment on U.S. Senate Floor
May 6th, 2010
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) took to the U.S. Senate floor today to argue in favor of attaching the Energy Security Through Transparency Act (ESTT) to the financial regulatory reform legislation moving through Congress. The ESTT legislation would help bring much needed transparency to the extractive industries by requiring companies in the oil, natural gas, and minerals industries to disclose payments made to foreign governments. Watch the video clip from C-SPAN below: Continue Reading

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