Lying to Make Corruption Easier: Our Elected Representatives Hard at Work

Last month, President Trump signed his first significant piece of legislation in to law, which has the effect of enabling corruption and secrecy in an . . .

"If we lived there, we would want someone to help us"

Earlier this week, a colleague shared a letter that brought both a smile to my face and a tear to my eye. It was a . . .

Publish What You Pay Receives Commitment to Development "Ideas in Action" Award

Today, Publish What You Pay (PWYP), a global coalition of civil society organizations was presented with the Commitment to Development Award sponsored by the Center . . .

(Guest Post) Taking Stock of Extractive Industry Transparency Trends

This guest post is the second in a two part series from Nikki Reisch, a second year law student at New York University School of . . .

Extractive Industry Transparency Now United States Law

Today, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act passed last week by the U.S. Senate that includes a . . .

Landmark Extractive Industry Transparency Law Passed in United States Congress

Amendment in Financial Reform legislation sets new global standard for corporate transparency

Communities living in resource-rich countries won a historic victory today when the U.S. Congress passed landmark transparency legislation as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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