by AGORA moderator
12 May 2016

Global Witness Statement on Proposed Section 1504 Rule

Today the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a strong proposed rule to implement a landmark transparency law which requires US-listed oil, gas and mining companies to publish details of their payments to governments, broken down per country and per project, with no exemptions.

This is a critical step in deterring corrupt natural resource deals, and one that will...

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by AGORA moderator
28 November 2015

This month’s ...

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by AGORA moderator
28 November 2015

The second meeting of the Executive Committee (ExCo)of the newly-formed Commonwealth Association of Public Accounts Committees (CAPAC) took place in the Palace of Westminster, London, on 20 October 2015. The meeting was hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch) which is also providing the interim secretariat for the Association.

The aim of CAPAC, whose foundation has been welcomed by the Commonwealth Secretariat, is to ensure that all Commonwealth Parliaments,...

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