In American Petroleum Institute v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, two oil industry trade groups, backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, are suing the SEC over Dodd-Frank provisions that require publicly traded companies to disclose any payments greater than $100,000 made to foreign governments for commercial projects. The trade groups argue that the rule will end up costing them more than the $1 billion originally estimated by the SEC, while advocates of the rule argue that it will create transparency that will help investors more accurately evaluate risk. Foreign Payment Rule.