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Five On Friday Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely February 16, 2018
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Corporate Defendants Find A Safe Harbor In California Transparency Litigation
Plaintiffs alleged violations of the California Unfair Competition Law, the Legal Remedies Act, and the California False Advertising Law.
United States
14 Jan 2016
New Credit Card Security Doesn't Go Far Enough
Hardly a week goes by without a news report of a new cyberattack.
United States
13 Oct 2015
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
Securities And Exchange Commission Sets Date For Final Hearing On Conflict Minerals And Revenue Transparency Rules
On August 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") will hold an open meeting to consider whether to adopt final rules implementing Section 1502 and Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
12 Jul 2012
Conflict Minerals: SEC Delays Federal Rules And California Senate Passes New Bill
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has delayed the release of final rules applicable to companies that source "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") and adjoining countries. Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires companies that utilize tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold to conduct and disclose due diligence on their supply chains in order to identify whether the sourcing of these minerals is supporting the ongo
United States
19 Apr 2011
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