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District Court Vacates Resource Extraction Issuer Payment Disclosure Rules; May Foreshadow Ruling on Conflict Minerals Challenge

On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the “Court”) vacated Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Rule 13q-1 (the “Rule”), which required certain companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments in connection with the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals. The Court found that (i) the … Continue Reading

How Public Companies Should Respond to the Dodd-Frank Act

Even though the Dodd-Frank Act is already in effect, the full scope of the law will not be known until numerous regulations are finalized. Public companies faced with complying with these future regulations should consider taking the following actions now to be ready for the new rules: Decide how often to recommend say on pay … Continue Reading