• US Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Final Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule
  • September 7, 2012 | Author: Laura D. Richman
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown LLP - Chicago Office
  • On August 22, 2012, and as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the US Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the final rule regarding disclosure of the use of conflict minerals that originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or an adjoining country. The rule was originally proposed on December 15, 2010.