Posts tagged conflict minerals act

House Republicans Urge SEC to Drop Fi...

House Republicans Urge SEC to Drop Fight Over Conflict Minerals Rule

March 04, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Congressional Republicans in the U.S. have sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging the SEC to drop their effort to force manufacturers to report whether or not their products are found to be conflict free. In April 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of […]

Newsweek article: Where Apple Gets th...

Newsweek article: Where Apple Gets the Tantalum for Your iPhone

February 05, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Newsweek ran an in-depth article yesterday on the source of Tantalum in cellular phones and devices. With a catchy headline and an emotional leading photo, the article describes the struggle with sourcing conflict minerals that our customers are all too familiar with. Where Apple Gets the Tantalum for Your […]

American Institute of CPAs publishes ...

American Institute of CPAs publishes FAQ on Conflict Minerals reporting

February 03, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest professional accounting association with over 400,000 members in 145 countries, published a new FAQ this week on conflict minerals reporting. The detailed FAQ comes from AICPA’s Financial Reporting Center, and explains the responsibilities and requirements for conflict minerals reporting from […]

Green Bay Packers quarterback and the...

Green Bay Packers quarterback and the Enough Project stand up for conflict minerals legislation

December 05, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Football Star Supports Peace in Congo Green Bay Packers quarterback and superbowl MVP Aaron Rodgers is hosting an event in support of peace for the Congo before his December 8th Monday Night Football game. Those who successfully bid on the $10 tickets will be able to throw a […]

EU Receives Pressure on Conflict Mine...

EU Receives Pressure on Conflict Minerals Ahead of December Decision

October 29, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The European Union is scheduled to discuss draft Conflict Minerals regulation in December, and this month it received pressure regarding that regulation from both a group of Catholic bishops and a group of investors representing more than €855 billion in assets. Catholic Bishops Request Mandatory Compliance CIDSE, a group […]

U.S. Conflict Minerals Law Cost Issue...

U.S. Conflict Minerals Law Cost Issuers Over $700 Million to Comply

October 20, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Issuers have spent a total of $709.7 million complying with the Conflict Minerals provision of the Dodd-Frank Act adopted by the SEC in 2012, according to a recent survey from the Tulane University Payson Center for International Development. On average, each issuer spent $545,962 to comply with the […]

Details on Canada’s Conflict Mi...

Details on Canada’s Conflict Minerals Act Defeat

September 26, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. As we reported yesterday, the Canadian version of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law was voted down this week. Bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act, would have implemented the same due diligence responsibilities on companies that exist in the U.S. under the SEC’s adaption of the Dodd-Frank Act. The bill was […]

Canadian Conflict Minerals Act C-486 ...

Canadian Conflict Minerals Act C-486 Defeated in Vote Yesterday

September 25, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Bill C-486, the Canadian version of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law, wasvoted down yesterday. We’ll post more tomorrow as we learn more. C-486 was introduced as a “private member’s bill” which rarely pass. A private member’s bill is a bill introduced in a parliamentary system by a member of […]

SEC Conflict Minerals Law Challenged ...

SEC Conflict Minerals Law Challenged by National Assoc. of Manufacturers et al

September 24, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On September 12, 2014 the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Business Roundtable filed a joint response to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) petition for a rehearing of the April 14, 2014 decision by the District of Columbia’s U.S. Court of Appeals. […]

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