Posts tagged conflict minerals law

EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conf...

EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation

November 23, 2016|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Legislation Text Finalized for EU Conflict Minerals Yesterday, the European Union reached a landmark agreement on the text for the Conflict Minerals regulation that was approved by the EU in May 2015. The EU Council and the European Parliament worked together to finalize the text and determine how and when […]

SEC Seeks Rehearing in On-Going Confl...

SEC Seeks Rehearing in On-Going Conflict Minerals Legal Battle

October 14, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Last week saw yet another step in the on-going legal battle over the conflict mineral provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. On October 2, the SEC and Amnesty International filed petitions requesting an en banc rehearing of the Court’s April 2014 decision which determined that provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act were unconstitutional and the Court’s August three-seat […]

CFSI Releases Conflict Minerals Repor...

CFSI Releases Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) Version 4.0

May 01, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), an initiative of EICCand GeSI, has released an updated CMRT version 4.0 form to be used for 2015 data and the May 31, 2016 SEC filings. CFSI developed and maintains the CMRT forms to facilitate the transfer of information through the supply […]

EU Committee Votes to Move Forward Wi...

EU Committee Votes to Move Forward With Draft Conflict Minerals Legislation

April 14, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Yesterday the EU’s International Trade Committee voted 22 to 16 to move forward with a draft conflict minerals law requiring certification of EU smelters and refiners importing conflict minerals. The legislation applies to EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) originating from conflict-torn areas. The legislation […]

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 […]

Intel Submits SEC Filings for Conflic...

Intel Submits SEC Filings for Conflict Minerals

May 23, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Intel, who has been a leader in Conflict Minerals compliance, filed a Form SD and Conflict Minerals Report on 5/22/14. In their 7-page CMR, Intel included smelter list and countries of origin. Because Intel determined some parts to be DRC Conflict Free, it also included an Independent Private […]

CFSI Announces 3 Tungsten Smelters No...

CFSI Announces 3 Tungsten Smelters Now Conflict-Free

May 20, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Today the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative announced that three tungsten smelters have been validated as conflict-free. To see the entire list of conflict-free tungsten smelters, go here.

Conflict Minerals: DC Court Upholds J...

Conflict Minerals: DC Court Upholds June 2 Filing Date

May 15, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On May 14, the DC District Court of Appeals denied a motion to stay the Conflict Minerals Rule, or at least the Rule’s June 2 reporting deadline. Three groups (the National Association of Manufacturers, the Business Roundtable and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) had recently filed a motion to […]

SEC Releases Statement on Recent Cour...

SEC Releases Statement on Recent Court Decision on Conflict Minerals Rule

April 30, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On April 29 the SEC issued a “Statement on the Effect of the Recent Court of Appeals Decision on the Conflict Minerals Rule.” The statement can be foundhere. In summary, the SEC indicates that companies are expected to continue to file reports required by the Conflict Minerals rule. […]

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