Conflict Mineral Filings To Draw Harsher Spotlight
Law360, New York (June 3, 2014, 9:28 PM EDT) -- Now that Monday's deadline has passed for public companies to report whether their products contain conflict minerals, experts say the real pressure facing businesses such as Barnes & Noble and Target Corp. won't be from federal regulators, but from outside parties challenging them to disclose even more.
Thousands of companies from Alcoa Inc. to Wet Seal Inc. have filed the new Form SD with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing whether they have found if their products contain gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten from the Democratic Republic of Congo and its border countries. But to advocates of the rules requiring...
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