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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...

2014-01-22 23:24:41

Cloud-based SupplierSoft Conflict Minerals software built on an innovative Supplier Management platform cited as the best Conflict Minerals solution out of 10+ different solutions. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 SupplierSoft Inc, a pioneer in cloud-computing based supplier relationship management software, today announced several wins for its Conflict Minerals Software, including multiple S&P 500 customers. SupplierSoft Conflict Minerals Solution helps manufacturers...

2014-01-22 08:23:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven of the world's largest industry associations collaborate with Source Intelligence and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP to launch the first cross-industry training and resource center, addressing SEC's Conflict Minerals compliance regulation. Source Intelligence has developed the Conflict Minerals Resource Center (CMRC) to support over 15,000 member companies who collectively generate over $3 trillion (USD) in GDP and hundreds of thousands of...

2014-01-20 08:20:38

REUTLINGEN, Germany, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iPoint-systems is market leader in the field of Conflict Minerals reporting software / Customers from 68 countries The software specialist iPoint-systems has reached a milestone: On 20th January, the 11,000th company registered as a user of the iPoint Conflict Minerals Platform (iPCMP). "This means iPoint has finally secured its position as the market leader for software in the field of Conflict Minerals reporting,"...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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