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SEC Discusses Conflict Minerals Rule and Court Ruling

May 02, 2014
From the Financial Reporting View

Despite the recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the Conflict Minerals Rule (Rule) violated the First Amendment, companies will still need to comply with most of its disclosure requirements. SEC Chairman Mary Jo White said that the SEC will continue to implement most of the Rule’s provisions because the ruling does not justify delaying the effective date.

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