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UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining companies enters into force

Started this discussion. Last reply by Antipas Massawe Dec 1, 2014. 1 Reply

Publish What You Pay coalition commends UK government for honouring transparency pledgeThe UK’s Reports on Payments to…Continue

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Forest peoples demand their rights be made central to global efforts to curb deforestation

Started Mar 21, 2014 0 Replies

Tropical deforestation and violation of forest peoples' rights resulting from oil, gas and minerals extraction was one of several major focal points at an intercontinental gathering on…Continue

Tags: Deforestation, rights, Human, Forests

 

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Time for London’s Alternative Investment Market to embrace extractives transparency

The London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) Alternative Investment Market (AIM) was launched in 1995 for smaller and growing international companies looking to raise capital for expansion. AIM describes itself as “the most successful growth market in the world”. The UK government has sung its…See More
Sep 11, 2017
A blog post by Miles Litvinoff was featured

Extractive companies publish worldwide payments under UK law

Mandatory reporting by oil, gas and mining companies under European Union country-by-country disclosure laws began in the UK and France in 2016. Key aspects of the reporting requirements – which have equivalents in Norway, Canada and the USA – are especially useful in preventing corruption: granularity (disaggregation by project and by recipient government…See More
Jan 14, 2017
Miles Litvinoff posted a blog post

Extractive companies publish worldwide payments under UK law

Mandatory reporting by oil, gas and mining companies under European Union country-by-country disclosure laws began in the UK and France in 2016. Key aspects of the reporting requirements – which have equivalents in Norway, Canada and the USA – are especially useful in preventing corruption: granularity (disaggregation by project and by recipient government…See More
Jan 3, 2017
Colin Tinto favorited Miles Litvinoff's blog post The UK publishes its first EITI report
May 10, 2016
Stephen Yeboah favorited Miles Litvinoff's blog post The UK publishes its first EITI report
May 9, 2016
Emma Wilson favorited Miles Litvinoff's blog post The UK publishes its first EITI report
Apr 25, 2016
A blog post by Miles Litvinoff was featured

The UK publishes its first EITI report

On 15 April the United Kingdom published its first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) report, after being an EITI candidate country since 2014. The report provides, for the first time, and for calendar year 2014, a detailed public breakdown of taxes, licence fees and other payments made to the UK government by 71 named oil, gas, mining and quarrying…See More
Apr 18, 2016
Miles Litvinoff posted a blog post

The UK publishes its first EITI report

On 15 April the United Kingdom published its first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) report, after being an EITI candidate country since 2014. The report provides, for the first time, and for calendar year 2014, a detailed public breakdown of taxes, licence fees and other payments made to the UK government by 71 named oil, gas, mining and quarrying…See More
Apr 18, 2016
Lisa Sachs and Miles Litvinoff are now friends
Jun 15, 2015
Miles Litvinoff commented on David Mihalyi's blog post 'The Miracle That Became a Debacle: Iron Ore in Sierra Leone'
"African Minerals and Frank Timis indeed appear to have been an unfortunate choice by the Sierra Leone government. For more about both, see case study 3.3 in London Mining Network's 2012 report UK-Listed Mining Companies & the Case…"
Apr 20, 2015
Audrey Cash favorited Miles Litvinoff's discussion UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining companies enters into force
Dec 21, 2014
Florence Kyalimpa favorited Miles Litvinoff's discussion UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining companies enters into force
Dec 7, 2014
Antipas Massawe replied to Miles Litvinoff's discussion 'UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining companies enters into force'
"To be most effective, it should also cover all handouts the companies give to individuals (mostly in the Governments of developing countries) in the form of material and/or cash handouts and/or personal shares for extra-favorable terms at the…"
Dec 1, 2014
Miles Litvinoff posted a discussion

UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining companies enters into force

Publish What You Pay coalition commends UK government for honouring transparency pledgeThe UK’s Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014 enter into force today, 1 December 2014, after being signed into law by Business Minister Jo Swinson MP on 28 November. The regulations implement the anti-corruption provisions for the oil, gas, mining and logging sectors contained in Chapter 10 of the…See More
Dec 1, 2014
daniel gilbert commented on Miles Litvinoff's blog post 'Civil society workshop discusses implementing the EITI in Europe'
"Hi, Miles.  Thanks for writing up the above post, and for engaging with the Scotland Malawi Partnership on EITI issues.  All the Best, Daniel"
Nov 25, 2014
daniel gilbert favorited Miles Litvinoff's blog post Civil society workshop discusses implementing the EITI in Europe
Nov 25, 2014

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Publish What You Pay
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Website
http://www.publishwhatyoupay.org/
Job Title
UK National Coordinator
About My Work
I coordinate the work of the UK chapter of the global Publish What You Pay civil society transparency and accountability coalition.
Areas of interest
oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, investing, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

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UK financial regulator confirms oil, gas and mining companies must name government entities receiving their payments

Posted on May 7, 2019 at 10:22 0 Comments

Co-authored with Joe Williams of NRGI

In 2016 UK-incorporated and London Stock Exchange (LSE)-traded oil, gas and mining companies began to publicly disclose their payments to governments annually under the …

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New report from Publish What You Pay Australia and ActionAid Australia

Posted on November 21, 2018 at 12:15 0 Comments

Towards Transparency is a timely new report from PWYP Australia and ActionAid Australia on the proposed new payments-to-governments reporting law for Australian-listed and -incorporated oil, gas and mining companies. Australia has one of the largest global extractive presences of any country, with Australian Stock Exchange-listed extractive companies present in 106 countries, and more extractive companies operating on the African continent than any other home…

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New PWYP UK study explores UK EITI and mandatory payments data variances

Posted on September 26, 2018 at 15:09 0 Comments

 

Publish What You Pay UK has published Comparing UK EITI and Mandatory Payments to Governments Data for 2016, an assessment of payments to the United Kingdom government made in 2016 as reported by oil, gas and mining companies operating in the UK. PWYP UK’s 12-page report compares data released via the …

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Publish What You Pay UK welcomes renewed UK Government commitment to extractives transparency

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 9:33 0 Comments

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) UK has welcomed the conclusions of the UK Government’s Post-Implementation Review (PIR) of initial reporting by oil, gas and mining companies under the UK’s Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014, which implement EU Accounting Directive chapter 10.

The UK Government’s review report, published by the Department…

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