An Oil and Mining Transparency Revolution: Is the U.S. Being Left Behind?
Former Senator Richard Lugar joined with Senator Ben Cardin on July 15 to recognize the fifth anniversary of Section 1504 (the Cardin-Lugar Amendment) of the Dodd-Frank Act. Senator Lugar offered introductory remarks on the importance of the Cardin-Lugar Amendment and extractive industry transparency. Publish What You Pay and Global Witness hosted the event, which featured a discussion with Reg Manhas of Kosmos Energy, Alya Kayal of the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, and Dotun Oloku, a Nigerian anti-corruption activist. Read the press release from Publish What You Pay and Global Witness here.