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Department of Commerce Publishes Conflict Mineral Smelter List

On September 5, 2014, The U.S. Department of Commerce published a list of known conflict mineral processing facilities, as required under Section 1502(d)(3)(C) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). The U.S. government finally acknowledged Friday it cannot determine which refiners and smelters around the world are financially fueling violence […]

SEC Updates Conflict Minerals FAQ

On April 7, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) updated its Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) webpage with an additional nine questions pertaining to conflict minerals. The updated document provides more information on: the independent private sector audit (IPSA), certain aspects of the IPSA trigger, whether Reasonable […]