Conflict minerals: Focus on legal developments
According to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, listed U.S. companies are subject to disclosure and reporting obligations with regard to the origin of what are referred to as conflict minerals, such as gold, tin, tantalum, and tungsten, if they use these raw materials in their products.
1cc keeps track of the legal developments regarding conflict minerals in the U.S. and globally. Comparable laws and regulations relating to conflict minerals are also being drafted in Europe as well as other regions and countries, such as Canada or China. These laws and regulations may require various players in the supply chain to provide binding certificates of origin for any conflict minerals incorporated into products.
- We provide you with timely, concise information about new laws on conflict minerals as well as disclosure obligations in your supply chain.