Trump's Valentine Gift to Energy Companies
Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+2902) 6 years ago
"On Tuesday, Donald Trump signed a new law repealing a portion of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — essentially giving energy and mining companies free reign to deal with foreign governments without disclosing their financial ties. The law would have fought corruption by requiring these corporations to publicly state taxes and fees paid to governments overseas. . . . The disclosure rule would have required companies to begin making their foreign ties public in the first fiscal year ending on or after September 30, 2018. Now, we may never know what energy companies are hiding from us."

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