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2014-07-25 04:20:52

Corporations Should Have Comprehensive, Audit-Traceable Reporting Procedures in Place by Dec. 31; Supply Chain Risk Management Firm Source Intelligence® Urges Action Now for 2015 Reporting CARLSBAD, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two-year grace period for U.S. conflict minerals reporting requirements for large companies ends in less than six months, posing a significant challenge for the nearly 98 percent of companies that recently indicated they could not fully determine...

2014-06-02 16:21:47

Surface Mount Tantalum Capacitors Identified as Conflict-Free GREENVILLE, S.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today released its 2013 Conflict Minerals Report, submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in accordance with U.S. law. The Conflict Minerals Report provides details on the company's efforts to ensure that all KEMET tantalum materials are sourced conflict-free, either through the...

2014-06-02 04:20:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline for public companies' first disclosure to the SEC on conflict minerals has finally arrived, and one thing is becoming very clear--there's still lots of work to be done to get to transparency. Companies filings offer minimal transparency to where tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) are sourced. Source Intelligence gives companies a method to ensure their filings will be successful when filing indeterminable will no longer be an...

2014-05-28 12:23:36

In recognition of outstanding work: IPC, the global association for the printed circuit board and electronics industry, honors three iPoint employees REUTLINGEN, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the "Distinguished Committee Service Award", the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) honored Joerg Walden, CEO of iPoint-systems, as well as Achim Schrempp and Andreas Schiffleitner, Project and Product Managers at iPoint. They were awarded for their...

2014-05-28 12:21:11

NEWTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck today announced that its Fabricated Products Division has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. H.C. Starck maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91427 "H. C....

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...

2014-04-10 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...

2014-04-07 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...

2014-02-13 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...


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