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“SEC Publishes Statement on Conflict Minerals Reporting – Important New Guidance on Timing, Product Labeling and Audit Requirements” – SchulteRoth&Zabel LLP – April 30, 2014

On April 14, 2014 the Court of Appeals of the Circuit of Washington, DC ruled that the Conflict Minerals Rule requirement that companies indicate that their products have “not been found to be DRC conflict free” violates the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.  On April 29, 2014 the US Securities and Exchange Commission […]

“Court Ruling Throws SEC Conflict-Minerals Disclosure Rule Into ‘Limbo’” – Forbes – April 29, 2014

According to an article published in Forbes on April 29, 2014 “A U.S. Court of Appeals decision striking down a portion of the Securities & Exchange Commission’s rule on disclosing the presence of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in manufactured goods did not free companies from the requirement. But it did […]