Digging Into Dodd-Frank: Why Conflict Minerals Matter – Third Quarter 2011 – Boardmember.com

Digging Into Dodd-Frank: Why Conflict Minerals Matter – Third Quarter 2011 – Boardmember.com:

“Board members need to take heed that the Dodd-Frank Act isn’t all about financial services companies. In fact, they now have to consider a buried provision in the law that will have a big impact on any company selling products that could contain conflict minerals.

Under Dodd-Frank, signed into law in July 2010, Section 1502 calls for companies that file with the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose sources of certain minerals linked to the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring countries, mostly involving metals such as tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold.”

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