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IPC Joins European Industry Group on Responsible Sourcing of Minerals

By Chris Mitchell, vice president, global government relations and Ken Schramko, senior director, North American government relations On an issue of long-running concern to the electronics industry, IPC has joined the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) as part of its continuing efforts to help IPC members avoid undue regulation and navigate the challenge of […]

Product Compliance Requires Supply Chain Transparency

By Tord Dennis, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Changes to the RoHS, REACH, and conflict minerals regulations make the need for supply chain transparency more crucial than ever. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in 2015 that the 0.1% threshold for notifying SVHCs ( Substances of Very High Concern) in articles applies to “each of […]

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 […]