Tag: Conflict minerals

Preparing for the SEC’s New Conflict Minerals Rule

When the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted in 2010, the law was characterized by some as the most significant change to financial regulation in the U.S. since the regulatory reforms that followed the Great Depression. At 848 pages, it is no mystery why Section 1502 of the law, focused on […]

March 21 / 2012
Author Tim Mohin
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What’s the Solution for the Curse of Conflict Minerals?

What are conflict minerals? In essence this is the issue made famous in the movie “Blood Diamond.” In the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding region, the profits from mining mineral resources have contributed to one of the world’s worst conflicts — with millions killed and heinous human rights violations. If this sounds familiar, […]

May 20 / 2011
Author Tim Mohin
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