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Conflict Minerals Regulation Updates ...

Conflict Minerals Regulation Updates and SEC Statement

April 12, 2017|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Acting SEC Chairman Halts Enforcement of Some Provisions of Conflict Minerals Rules, Other Provisions Still Apply Last week the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a highly anticipated statement regarding the status of the conflict minerals provisions (Section 1502) of the Dodd-Frank Act under President Trump’s administration. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rehearing Granted for Conflict Minera...

Rehearing Granted for Conflict Minerals Rule Decision

November 19, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The D.C. Court of Appeals issued an order today granting a panel rehearing on the court’s April 14, 2014 Conflict Minerals decision. Petitions for a panel rehearing were filed by the SEC and Amnesty International on May 29. On September 12, the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Chamber […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

SEC publishes Conflict Minerals FAQs

SEC publishes Conflict Minerals FAQs

June 03, 2013|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On May 30, 2013, the Division of Corporation Finance in the SEC provided guidance on various aspects of Exchange Act Section 13(p), Rule 13p-1 and Item 1.01 of Form SD relating to disclosure regarding the use of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining […]

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