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Dodd-Frank 1504 and Extractive Sector Governance in Africa

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Dodd-Frank 1504 and Extractive Sector Governance in Africa

Published: March 27, 2013

The United States Dodd-Frank Act (2010) is an ambitious legislative reform to enhance transparency and accountability in the U.S. financial system. Section 1504 of the Act introduces mandatory disclosure requirements for extractive companies.

This Policy Brief, an output of the NSI’s Transnational Governance of Natural Resources (TGNR) project, examines the implications of Dodd-Frank 1504 for the governance of Africa’s extractive sector.

Author: Vanessa Ushie

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