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U.S. Appellate Court Says Disclosure of Conflict Minerals Violates Free Speech

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that a section of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) conflict minerals reporting rule violates the First Amendment. Senior Circuit Judge A. Raymond Randolph cited both the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law and the SEC rule, writing that they “violate the First […]