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The SEC And The Conflict Minerals Rule: What You Need To Know About The Latest Developments
It is clear that Michael Piwowar, Acting Chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") is not a fan of the conflict minerals rule.
United States
8 May 2017
SEC Issues A Call For Comments On All Aspects Of The Conflict Minerals Rule
On January 31, the Acting Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Michael Piwowar, issued an call for comments with regard to the conflict minerals rule.
United States
16 Feb 2017
Securities And Exchange Commission Issues New Rule On Extractive Industry Transparency
On June 27, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued a new rule requiring extractive sector companies (oil, gas, and mining) to disclose the payments that they make to governments...
United States
12 Jul 2016
Conflict Minerals: European Parliament Endorses New Compliance Requirements
It has been nearly a month since the deadline for companies in the United States to file their second annual conflict minerals reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States
2 Jul 2015
D.C. Circuit Largely Upholds SECís Conflict Minerals Rule But Supports First Amendment Challenge
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in a case that sought to challenge the conflict minerals rule released by the SEC in August 2012.
United States
22 Apr 2014
U.S. District Court Upholds The Conflict Minerals Rule
On July 23, the District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge to the conflict minerals rule adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission in August 2012 and published in September 2012.
United States
26 Jul 2013
ICMM Releases Position Statement On Indigenous Peoples Establishing Commitment To FPIC
The International Council of Mining & Metals recently released a position statement on indigenous peoples and mining that explicitly requires its 22 member companies to work to obtain the free, prior, and informed consent of indigenous communities for new projects.
United States
7 Jun 2013
Ten Years and Counting: Ninth Circuit Refers Sarei v. Rio Tinto to a Mediator
Ten years ago today, plaintiffs filed an Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") suit against Rio Tinto Plc alleging that they were the victims of numerous violations of international law as the result of Rio Tintoís mining operations on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Almost ten years later, on October 26, an en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals referred the proposed class action, Sarei v. Rio Tinto, to a mediator "to explore the possibility of mediation."
United States
12 Nov 2010
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