Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank Act

House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill to Repeal Conflict Minerals

Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Financial Choice Act (H.R. 10) to repeal and replace the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, including a repeal of the Section 1502 conflict minerals requirements. IPC appreciates Chairman Hensarling and Subcommittee Chairman Huizenga’s continued focus on the burdens and unintended side-effects of Section 1502.  Although IPC members are […]

EU Proposes Voluntary Conflict Minerals Scheme

The European Union (EU) Commission’s Trade Directorate has proposed a voluntary self-certification scheme that would set up a “responsible importer” scheme for firms exercising due diligence over commodity supply chain for conflict gold and the “Three Ts” – tin, tungsten, and tantalum and their mineral ores. The voluntary self-certification scheme would require companies to exercise […]

IPC Issues Letter to SEC on the Treatment of Scrap and Recycled Materials

Based on concerns raised by IPC’s Solder Products Value Council (SPVC), the Aerospace Industries Association, Information Technology Industry Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and IPC recently wrote to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to restate and emphasize concerns about the treatment of scrap and recycled materials in the forthcoming rule on conflict minerals. […]