Thursday, 11 April 2013

Agreement on EU Accounting Directive and Transparency Directive

While we followed the revision of the Transparency Directive 2004/109 in the European Parliament, the Parliament and the Council negotiators reached an agreement regarding the disclosure requirements for the extractive and forestry industries. The deal concerns the proposed Accounting Directive as well. There are no new official documents available yet, so we highlight existing ones as we turn to the press releases from the EU institutions and glance at media reports and reactions from NGOs. Read: Agreement on EU Accounting Directive and Transparency Directive