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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 […]

Rehearing Reaffirms Unconstitutionali...

Rehearing Reaffirms Unconstitutionality of Conflict Minerals Provisions

August 19, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The on-going legal dispute over the Conflict Minerals provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act reached another milestone yesterday, as a three-seat panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reaffirmed the Court’s prior decision. In April 2014, the Court ruled that requiring electronics manufacturers to declare […]

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 […]

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. The article describes the struggle with sourcing conflict minerals that our customers are all too familiar with. Where Apple Gets the Tantalum for Your iPhone puts Apple in the forefront of the conflict minerals […]

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 […]

Packers quarterback and Enough Projec...

Packers quarterback and Enough Project speak on conflict minerals

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 […]

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 […]

CFSI Releases Updated Conflict Minera...

CFSI Releases Updated Conflict Minerals CMRT 3.02 Form

November 12, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) has released an updated version of the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) that companies use to transfer information across their supply chains in a standardized format. Language Translation Improvements & Smelter List Updates The new version CMRT 3.02 updates the previous version 3.01 […]