The SEC issued a partial stay of the conflict minerals rule Friday, officially postponing the date for compliance with the portion of the rule that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidated on April 14.
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The SEC said Tuesday it expects issuers to file Form SD and any related Conflict Minerals Report by the May 31 deadline in accordance with the portion of the disclosure rule upheld by the D.C. circuit federal appeals court earlier this month.
Two of the SEC's five commissioners said Monday the conflict mineral disclosure rule shouldn't be enforced during a federal court challenge and the entire rule should be struck down.
The first conflict minerals report was submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday by Taiwan-based Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.
An appellate court Monday struck down part of the conflict-minerals rule, leaving SEC-reporting companies wondering what disclosures to include in their conflict minerals reports due on May 31.
The federal appeals court for the D.C. circuit issued its opinion Monday in National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), et al., v. Securities and Exchange Commission that partially struck down the SEC's conflict minerals disclosure rule.
On a tarmac at Congo's Goma Airport, customs agents seized a Gulfstream jet with millions of dollars in cash on board.
Apple's late CEO Steve Jobs was asked about his company's use of conflict minerals. Jobs responded to Derick Rhodes of Wired right away.
Last year the OECD issued a 65-page publication called 'Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.
Under the SEC's new 356-page conflict minerals rule, reporting companies must now disclose their use of tantalum, tin, gold, or tungsten mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or a contiguous country.