United States of America

“The Morning Risk Report: Conflict Minerals List Makes Compliance a Little Easier” – The Wall Street Journal – September 5, 2014

A brief blog post published on the Risk and Compliance Journal of the The Wall Street Journal on September 5, 2104 reports that “The Commerce Department published a list of smelters and refiners of so-called conflict minerals, but warned it ‘does not have the ability to distinguish’ which are being used to fund militia groups. Despite […]

“U.S. court rules OK to sue chocolate firms over child slave labor” – SFGate – September 5, 2014

According to an article published on SFGate on Friday, September 5, 2014 “Nestle and other major companies that merchandise chocolate from Africa can be sued for importing cocoa harvested by child slave laborers in the Ivory Coast, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.” You may read the article on the SFGate internet site.