UK Government Announcement: Obligatory Reports on Extractives Companies’ Payments

The UK government has announced on the 21 August 2014 that “[m]ining, gas and oil companies registered in the UK will be required to report on the payments they make to governments in all countries they operate in as of 1 January 2015”. From 2016 onwards, these reports shall then be publicly and freely available online, creating greater transparency and accountability. Please click on the image to be redirected to a Publish What You Pay news report providing more detailed information on the requirements.

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