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2014-04-17 08:23:02

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent ruling by the Court of Appeals has no impact on whether or not issuers are obligated to conduct due diligence, a reasonable country of origin inquiry, or file a Form SD or CMR. Ultimately, the ruling was over semantics involved in labeling products as "DRC conflict free" in reports filed with the SEC and on company web sites. It is still unclear what the SEC will require products containing conflict minerals sourced from the...

2014-04-15 08:23:29

Including updates from the US Court of Appeals decision OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On 17 April 2014, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar on how to write a Conflict Minerals Report (CMR) for submission to the SEC including an explanation of the impact of the April 14 US Court of Appeals decision. Companies under scope of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act are required to submit a Conflict Minerals Report to the SEC as an exhibit to their specialized...

2014-04-11 08:21:15

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlsbad, CA based Source Intelligence embarked on a series of IDC Manufacturing Insight-authored case studies to develop a conflict minerals "best practices" resource across 5 industries. Insight will be based on actual compliance programs awarded to Source Intelligence and cover the 2013 reporting period. The first phase of the case study initiative will offer conflict mineral compliance challenges, successes and lessons learned by...

2014-04-10 08:24:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Source Intelligence's 2013 data from the private industry's largest registry of suppliers shows it can take as long as six months for suppliers to respond to a request for conflict minerals reporting information. Publicly-held companies (issuers) must take into account this significant lead time in the preparation for compliance with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Rule. "At Source Intelligence, we've built a strong supplier...

2014-04-09 08:24:22

Technology, industrial products, energy and mining & retail and consumer industries stay ahead of the curve and uncover business opportunities NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With reporting requirements for the SEC's Dodd-Frank mandated conflict minerals rule due on May 31, 2014, a significant number of public companies are still in the early stages of compliance and risk falling behind, according to PwC's Conflict Minerals Survey. The study found that only four percent of...

2014-04-07 12:38:38

GTKonnect module helps companies comply with SEC Conflict Minerals Rule filing, going into effect this May, by automating origin inquiries, risk assessment and reporting IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Netwin Solutions, Inc., a premier provider of integrated Global Supply Chain Security and Trade Management (GTM) solutions and the company powering GTKonnect suite, has announced the launch of a new software module that will help companies comply with the new SEC Conflict...

2014-03-18 08:38:22

MetricStream's cloud-based Conflict Minerals Management Solution and Supplier Support Services are helping leading companies and their suppliers meet the May 2014 Conflict Minerals reporting deadline PALO ALTO, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the first conflict minerals reporting deadline approaches, MetricStream is witnessing the rapid and widespread adoption of its Conflict Minerals Management Solution and consulting services across industries, including retail and...

2014-02-13 08:23:12

BATH, England, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SEC's conflict mineral rule requires US-listed companies to disclose whether their products contain certain metals (tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold) and whether these metals originate from rebel-held mines which are funding armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) region. As most SEC reporting companies prepare to file "DRC conflict undeterminable" on 31 May 2014 for the 2013 reporting period, the...

2014-02-05 12:22:34

Solution helps companies comply with new SEC rule CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) new conflict minerals rule requires thousands of companies to perform due diligence to determine whether their products contain tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold, determine the country of origin for those minerals and report their findings to customers and the SEC. To assist with this complex process, Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting and...

2014-01-28 12:21:37

Free White Paper Available to Educate Companies on Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and Dodd-Frank Act Section 1502 Requirements HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has announced a complete range of service solutions to address due diligence and compliance challenges related to conflict minerals. Bureau Veritas has also authored a free white paper to assist companies concerned by conflict minerals, most...


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