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Disclosure Of Payments By Resource Extraction Issuers
Likely, this is only the beginning. Senator Inhofe and Representative Huizenga filed Congressional Review Act Resolution relating to the Securities and Exchange Commission's final rule...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Carbon And Alloy Steel – Update: Commission Reverses Suspension Of Steel Investigation
The Commission has lifted the suspension of the Section 337 investigation initiated by U.S. Steel against major Chinese steel makers that had been ordered by Judge Dee Lord.
United States
18 Aug 2016
SEC Proposes Rules To Update Disclosure Requirements For Mining Registrants
On June 16, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) issued a press release proposing rules to modernize disclosures for mining properties...
United States
1 Jul 2016
SEC Re-Proposes Rules For Resource Extraction Issuers Under Dodd-Frank Act
On December 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed rules required under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
United States
5 Jan 2016
Canada's New Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act And Its Implications For Companies Subject To The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
On June 1, 2015, Canada's Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act ("ESTMA" or "the Act") came into force.
19 Jun 2015
Rooting Out Conflict Minerals
If your company manufactures any product incorporating gold, coltan, cassiterite, or wolframite, you may need to ask how well you know your conflict minerals story.
United States
28 Jul 2014
Broad Reach Of SEC’s Conflict Mineral Rules Affects Many Public Companies In The Consumer Product Industry
The SEC’s conflict mineral rules have been a topic of hot debate among not only manufacturing industry groups, but also retail industry groups.
United States
14 Apr 2014
China Clean Tech Bulletin - February 2008
Welcome to MoFo’s inaugural China Clean Tech Bulletin. We have been assisting clients with Clean Tech matters in China for some time, and are pleased to provide this survey as a regular update to cover developments in this rapidly evolving field. Our goal is to get timely reports and analysis on developments into your hands as they happen.
3 Mar 2008
Ninth Circuit Upholds Service’s Issuance of an Incidental Take Statement for a California "Fully Protected Species"
In a very significant decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may authorize the incidental take of species under federal law that are "fully protected" under California law. This decision resolves a long-standing question whether the Service may authorize such take in light of language in the Service’s regulations allowing incidental take that results from "an otherwise lawful activity.
United States
16 Jun 2006
PRC Regulator Update - Mining
On January 20, 2006, the Ministry of Land and Resources of the PRC ("MOLAR") issued the Notice of Further Regulating the Administration of the Grant of Mineral Rights, Guo Tu Zi Fa [2006] No. 12 ("Notice") to standardize procedures for the grant of exploration and mining rights.
3 May 2006
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