Tag: Oxfam

SEC proposes new resource extraction disclosure rules — will they face another legal challenge?

by Cydney Posner This morning, the SEC voted (with Commissioner Piwowar in dissent) to propose rules, mandated by Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank, that would require disclosure on Form SD of certain payments made to the federal and foreign governments by resource extraction issuers in connection with commercial development of oil, […]

District Court compels SEC to provide “expedited schedule” for issuing Dodd-Frank resource extraction rule — will other rule proponents follow suit?

by Cydney Posner A U.S. District Court has handed a victory  to Oxfam America in its efforts to compel the SEC to complete rulemaking on the Dodd-Frank mandate regarding resource extraction disclosures (Section 1504). Unless appealed, the decision almost puts the SEC in the vicinity of where it was in […]