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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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House Committee to Consider Repeal of Conflict Minerals and Mine Safety Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities The House Financial Services Committee has announced it intends to meet to consider mark-ups of bills to repeal the conflicts minerals disclosures (H.R. 4248) and mine safety disclosures (H.R. 4289) on November 14, 2017. I’m guessing both will pass, but I recommend that anyone working on conflicts minerals to continue to work. Bills passed by […] Read more →

by   |   November 11, 2017

Survey of 2016 Conflict Minerals Filings Released

Public Companies and Securities Development International has released its annual survey of conflict minerals reports for the 2016 reporting period which were filed in 2017. Despite the SEC’s no action... Read more →

by   |   August 7, 2017

GAO Reports on 2015 Conflict Minerals Form SDs

Public Companies and Securities GAO released an analysis of a generalizable sample of conflict minerals disclosures filed with SEC in 2015. The analysis found that an estimated 49 percent of companies in 2015... Read more →

by   |   April 28, 2017

SEC Staff Relaxes Conflict Minerals Reporting

Public Companies and Securities Effective immediately, the SEC staff has relaxed conflict minerals reporting requirements by public companies. The change was triggered by the entry of a final judgment in the... Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2017