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First Conflict Minerals Filings Still Due June 2, 2014



by Duncan A. W. Abate
Mayer Brown JSM - Hong Kong Office

David S. Bakst
Mayer Brown JSM - New York Office

Harry R. Beaudry
Mayer Brown JSM - Houston Office

John P. Berkery
Mayer Brown JSM - New York Office

Edward S. Best
Mayer Brown JSM - Chicago Office

May 12, 2014

Previously published on May 6, 2014

On April 29, 2014, Keith Higgins, the director of the Division of Corporation Finance for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the Division), issued a statement confirming that “the Division expects companies to file any reports required under Rule 13p-1 on or before” June 2, 2014. The statement was issued in response to a recent court decision holding certain portions of the conflict minerals rules to be unconstitutional. On May 2, 2014, the SEC formally issued a stay of the effective date for compliance with the portions of the rule that the court found to be unconstitutional.


 

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