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The long-awaited SEC vote on final rules under the Dodd-Frank act is a huge milestone for transparency advocates, citizens and investors alike.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today at last issued the rules detailing how Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act will be carried out.

Two years after the passage of U.S. financial reforms, regulators will finally issue new rules for transparency of oil, gas and mining payments.

Milestones and debates in the development of new oil and mining disclosure rules, from the U.S. House of Representatives to the widening global movement.

With final transparency rules due for oil company SEC reports, opponents to reform are stepping up dubious claims about the dangers of the new U.S. law.

As the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank reform act arrives, the SEC has finally set a vote date for oil and mining disclosure requirements.

Transparency International's new report reveals where oil, gas and mining companies excel—and fall short—in their transparency efforts.

Participants in the global transparency initiative are exploring new criteria for country reports on oil, minerals and other natural resources.

RWI is pleased to announced the release of its standardized training modules on the essential components of the EITI process.

Nearly 60 U.S. lawmakers joined in a letter calling on the SEC to issue the final oil and mining reporting rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Suu Kyi praised the EITI secretariat's visit as a promising step towards democratic reform.

Citizen leaders and government officials joined together to revise the country’s Open Government Partnership commitments.

A worldwide expert on governance issues, Kaufmann will become RWI president in September. He will succeed Karin Lissakers, who has led the organization since 2006.

The U.S. Secretary of State met with a group of civil society leaders during her one-day trip to Azerbaijan.

The organization is suing regulators over the one year delay issuing oil and mining disclosure rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Programmers and advocates shared gripes and wishes for better collaboration in a talk led by RWI and Harvard University.

Over 100 civil society members met at the end of the OGP meeting to discuss strengthening the partnership both in-country and internationally.

At the OGP meeting in Brasilia, governments announced National Action Plans, including many concrete resource governance reforms.

Executives of oil trading firms expressed little enthusiasm for greater transparency in the sector.

The paper speculates that RWI's findings "could have significant implications for the publicity-shy commodities trading industry."

RWI releases new research revealing the importance of disclosures by national oil companies, a largely-hidden area of the global market.

Revenue Watch led an OGP summit panel on practical ways to incorporate oil and mining transparency into country commitments.

As more than 1,000 members of government, civil society and the private sector gather in Brasilia, the OGP's first civil society co-chair is appointed.

The IMF should withhold a scheduled loan disbursement until Angolan authorities justify a $32 billion discrepancy in public accounts.

With a new report breaking down its tax payments for 2011, Rio Tinto took a commendable step toward fuller disclosure.