Action Items for Developing the Conflict Minerals Compliance Program [USA]

Author: Schulte Roth & Zabel, Published on: 18 February 2013

The SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule took effect on January 1, 2013. It requires most public companies that manufacture or contract to manufacture products to conduct supply chain due diligence and disclose details of 3TG minerals (tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold) and its derivatives contained in their products... Join Michael Littenberg, Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel and Keri Dawson, Vice President of Compliance Online Advisory Services at MetricStream as they discuss and highlight important action items and provide practical guidance for developing an effective and efficient conflict minerals compliance program. Key discussion items will include: Designing and implementing the compliance program structure, Scoping out the compliance project, Managing suppliers and communicating the rule, Components of the Conflict Minerals Rule Compliance Program - Policy, Risk, Audit, Disclosure and diligence considerations.

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