Conflict Minerals Education Package

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Conflict Minerals Education Package

A comprehensive look on all you need to know about conflict minerals.

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2015 Conflict Minerals Filings - Insights from 2014
Section 1502 of Dodd Frank, "conflict minerals law", was not instated without debate. In April 2014, National Association of Manufacturers went up against the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US Court of Appeals stating the rule violated the First Amendment. Despite attempts to fight the conflict minerals requirements, the Court of Appeals ruled that issuers must investigate...
Jan 5, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Conflict Minerals Compliance Basics: Due Diligence
With the May 31 final reporting due date drawing near, why not go back to the beginning and break down some of the basics of conflict minerals compliance, starting off with due diligence. First some background information Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act, 2010) requires publicly-traded companies in the...
Dec 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Conflict Minerals Education: The Main Uses of Conflict Minerals
The large debate regarding conflict minerals has posed many questions of what exactly “conflict minerals” are, what products they are used in, and the derivatives of conflict minerals. To start off, conflict minerals are mainly tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG). Uses for 3TG Conflict Minerals ...
Dec 8, 2014 12:20 PM ET
Conflict Minerals Education Package: Conflict Minerals Compliance 5 Step Process
Retailers and manufacturers have been asking the question, "Where do we begin to comply with the U.S. regulation on conflict minerals?" Companies are required to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in their products. However the prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient....
Oct 15, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Conflict Minerals Education Package: Companies That “Contract to Manufacture” Products
In this edition of the Conflict Minerals Education Package, we will cover if companies that “contract to manufacture” products are subject to Dodd-Frank 1502. A company is considered to be “contracting to manufacture” a product if it has some actual influence over the manufacturing of that product. This determination is...
Oct 10, 2014 8:00 AM ET