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Long road ahead for conflict minerals regulation

Latham & Watkins examines the debate over conflict minerals in Europe

Europe/Middle East

28 JULY 2015

UK mining and the modern slavery act

Companies should position themselves to comply with current and future human rights reporting requirements...

Europe/Middle East

05 MAY 2015

Disputes on the rise

As those who tuned into a recent Mining Journal webinar on Dispute Resolution heard, companies now have...

Leaders Series

21 NOVEMBER 2014

Supply chains could be weak conflict minerals link

“We expect that there also will be relatively few audits for calendar year 2014, since most issuers are...



Another elephant joins the herd

While much is spoken about the various risks associated with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...


15 AUGUST 2014

Dodd-Frank date

Monday, June 2, was the deadline for US public companies that manufacture products containing tin, tantalum,...

North America

27 JUNE 2014

Dodd-Frank spurs conflict minerals reform

A US law designed to curb the global conflict minerals trade has helped reduce the presence of violent...


11 JUNE 2014

Conflict minerals disclosure will improve, says lawyer

With the deadline for public reporting under new conflict minerals provisions now passed, some NGOs have...


04 JUNE 2014

Campaigners slam EU conflict minerals scheme

The European Union's much-anticipated draft legislative proposal for conflict minerals has been slammed...


01 APRIL 2014

Tantalum: Back to the source

Traceability of the source of tantalum forms part of the continuing battle worldwide to exclude conflict...


20 MARCH 2014

Transparency: Clear cut

In recent years, legislators in the European Union (EU) and US have set out their vision of creating...


09 AUGUST 2013

Transparency drive

Significant new disclosure requirements for multinational corporations operating in the extractive and...

Europe/Middle East

26 APRIL 2013