Monthly Archives: August 2018

WGEI Newsletter Issue No. 12 – August 2018

The content of this newsletter

Introduction
  • About this issue
Need to know
  • New World Bank Manual and other Resources could Increase Transparency in Extractive-Sector Licensing and Assist SAIs During Reviews
  • Watching Every Last Cent: New Tools for Monitoring Oil and Mineral Revenues
  • Real Time Cost Monitoring and Audit Under The Production Sharing Agreement (PSA)...
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New World Bank Manual and other Resources could Increase Transparency in Extractive-Sector Licensing and Assist SAIs During Reviews

A new resource from the World Bank’s Financial Integrity Unit is now available and could be of assistance to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) when conducting audits using the extractive-industries value chain.[1] The value chain describes the different steps of the development process, from discovery through extraction, to lasting value creation for society. Read More

Transfer Pricing (TP) Course held in Freetown Sierra Leone from 4th To 8th June, 2018.

Transfer pricing (TP) is an ever-growing concern for resource rich under-developed countries. The OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the BEPS (Base Erosion Profit Shifting) project have gone a long way in preparing guidelines and regulations that such countries can adopt in order to tackle this problem. African countries are losing over USD...
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Transfer Pricing Risk and the Extractive Industries: A Case Of Uganda

There has recently been significant debate about Uganda’s double taxation treaties with countries like Mauritius and the Netherlands and the amount of revenue lost through these agreements. Much as this is an issue, there is an even deeper underlying problem. Countries around the world and especially resource rich African countries are grappling with the ever increasing...
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