2015 November

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15 Nov: Introduction to Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA)

On December 16, 2014, the Government of Canada passed an Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA) setting out new rules regarding the disclosure of payments to foreign and domestic governments. The purpose is to enhance transparency among participants in the extractive industry as part of Canada’s international commitments to participate in the fight against corruption. […]