DC Circ. Bars Oxfam From Arguments In Dodd-Frank Dispute

Law360, San Francisco (March 8, 2013, 8:07 PM EST) -- The American Petroleum Institute scored a win Thursday when the D.C. Circuit blocked Oxfam America from participating in upcoming oral arguments in its challenge to a Dodd-Frank Act provision requiring companies to disclose what they pay foreign governments for natural gas resources.

The anti-injustice agency sought five minutes for oral argument at a hearing scheduled for March 22, in addition to the time allotted to the API and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the primary parties in the case. Oxfam, which has intervened on the...
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