HEALTH AND SAFETY, SECURITIES AND MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS CLIENT ALERT: SEC Issues Final Rule on Conflict Minerals

    View Authors 31 August 2012
    On August 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted a final rule implementing Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that requires certain disclosures related to the use of “conflict minerals” that originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and  adjoining countries (together, the “DRC Countries”).