Update on transparency reporting – compliance with EU reporting requirements by extractive companies on government payments is determined to be an acceptable substitute for Canada

In an earlier post we noted that the Canadian federal government had brought new legislation into force on 1 June 2015, the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act, which establishes reporting requirements of payments made to governments by mining (and other extractive) companies. This followed the earlier implementation by Norway and the UK of similar reporting … Read more

Update on – Reporting by extractive companies on government payments – UK regime is now in force

In September 2014 we posted an update commenting on Reporting by Extracted Companies. Stating that Companies with debt or equity securities listed in the UK and large, unlisted companies incorporated in the UK (including subsidiaries of non-UK parent companies) operating in extractives or logging are required to produce annual reports on payments to governments for … Read more