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EU Parliament International Trade Committee Votes for Mandatory Conflict Minerals Regulation

Last week, on April 14, the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament (INTA) voted on amendments to the EU’s conflict minerals regulation that were proposed by its members. The INTA voted to make mandatory the proposed voluntary system of certification for EU smelters and refiners. By a close vote (22-16) they rejected amendments seeking […]

IPC and Other Associations Issue Joint Statement on EU Conflict Minerals Legislation

On March 30, 2015, in anticipation of the upcoming European Union Parliament Committee on International Trade vote on proposed conflict minerals legislation, IPC, along with AmCham EU, the European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers (CECED), DIGITALEUROPE, the Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE), the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), the Korea Electronics […]