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Compliance Week: Groups Keep Fighting Over Conflict Minerals and Mining Disclosure Rules

Joe Mont, a reporter for Compliance Week, writes:

“Business groups and activists are not giving up on their fights over two controversial requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act.

One of those demands, requiring the disclosure of “conflict minerals” from the Congo, has already been met with rulemaking finalized by the Securities and Exchange Commission and upheld in court, despite a legal challenge. The Commission, however, was not able to spare a separate rule, requiring the reporting of payments made to governments for mineral extraction rights, from being vacated by a District Court judge.”

You can read the entire article here.