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SEC Rules on Conflict Minerals: Positive Step But Threat of Lawsuit Lingers

World  (tags: conflict minerals, Congo, SEC, Dodd-Frank, mining, conflict, death, violence, world )

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On Wednesday, after years of energized attention from activists across the United States, the SEC voted to adopt conflict minerals regulations for Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act.

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Pat A. (117)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:10 am
Thanks for this Nancy - sounds like good news, if it is allowed to go ahead. Is it me, or does the SEC sound somewhat dinosaur-like, trying to prevent progress and worse!

JL A. (287)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 10:10 am
Thanks for providing the newer update on this Nancy--the transparency and disclosure should help us all create more accountability.

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 8:23 pm
Well, I'm a hope ing.
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