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RWI recently submitted comments on the draft revision of the Equator Principles, a risk framework used by financial institutions for managing social risks behind big projects.

RWI's written comments on the draft of the updated Equator Principles (EP III) released for public comment on 13 August 2012.

A current effort to reform EITI will determine how the initiative will remain relevant in this new era of transparency requirements by governments.

RWI previewed a new online collection of natural resource contracts at Publish What You Pay's September conference in Amsterdam.

A proposal to require payment reporting by commodity companies could mean greater accountability in the countries that supply commodities.

Publish What You Pay has helped transform opaque or secret to relationships to establish greater accountability to the public.

RWI President Daniel Kaufmann writes about the connection between good governance and national well-being.

Kaufmann, a renowned expert on governance, brings to his new role deep practical experience helping countries plan and deliver reforms.

The Revenue Watch Institute seeks a Research Intern to provide research, data analysis and other support to the incoming President of the Institute and to the NY-based economics and governance teams.

Revenue Watch and its partners are now accepting applications for this forthcoming course in approaches to policy and management for oil, gas and mining resources.

Background and analysis on the new SEC reporting rules for oil and mining companies making payments to governments.

The long-awaited SEC vote on final rules under the Dodd-Frank act is a huge milestone for transparency advocates, citizens and investors alike.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today at last issued the rules detailing how Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act will be carried out.

Two years after the passage of U.S. financial reforms, regulators will finally issue new rules for transparency of oil, gas and mining payments.

Milestones and debates in the development of new oil and mining disclosure rules, from the U.S. House of Representatives to the widening global movement.

With final transparency rules due for oil company SEC reports, opponents to reform are stepping up dubious claims about the dangers of the new U.S. law.

The report provides a comprehensive overview of the mining and hydrocarbons industries in the Latin American region.

As the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank reform act arrives, the SEC has finally set a vote date for oil and mining disclosure requirements.

Transparency International's new report reveals where oil, gas and mining companies excel—and fall short—in their transparency efforts.

Participants in the global transparency initiative are exploring new criteria for country reports on oil, minerals and other natural resources.

Updates from RWI's regional office on local foreign investment, Petrobras and expanded mining operations in Colombia.

RWI is pleased to announced the release of its standardized training modules on the essential components of the EITI process.

Nearly 60 U.S. lawmakers joined in a letter calling on the SEC to issue the final oil and mining reporting rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

A worldwide expert on governance issues, Kaufmann will become RWI president in September. He will succeed Karin Lissakers, who has led the organization since 2006.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.