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Conflict Minerals Rule Still Facing Challenges

Chair Mary Jo White revealed Tuesday that the SEC has spent a whopping $2.75 million to write, implement and defend itself against legal challenges related to the conflict minerals rule.

Many Companies Unlikely to Meet SEC Conflict Minerals Deadline: PwC

Just weeks remain before companies registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission must disclose whether they are receiving tantalum, tungsten, tin and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo — and, if so, whether they are getting those minerals from conflict-free sources. However, PricewaterhouseCoopers says many companies are not ready to do so.