Sharpen Your Pencils For Conflict Minerals Disclosures

Law360, New York (March 05, 2013, 12:29 PM ET) -- A little more than two years ago, "conflict minerals" were certainly well-known in humanitarian circles but had not yet caught on handily as a “cause” within the public capital markets, not to mention mainstream industry and the broader supply chain. Enter the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and conflict minerals has become a household word, often holding far less favor than the intended humanitarian goal to put a squeeze on the flow of funds to militant groups in the Congo and adjoining...
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