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Conflict Minerals Forms, Reports Due June 2
Press Release: On April 29, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued guidance in response to a Court of Appeals decision concerning the conflict minerals provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act, and the SEC rules implementing...
Manufacturing Apr 30, 2014 Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Appeals Court Upholds Most of Conflict Minerals Law
Press Release: On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in the appeal of National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), et. al., versus the Securities and Exchange...
Financial-Legal Apr 17, 2014 JVC
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Hopeful Atmosphere After M23 Defeat Vanishes in the DRC
The United Nations (UN) reported that efforts to attain peace and stability in the diamond-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have again reached a crucial juncture as senior officials called upon all parties in the...
Fair Trade Jan 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
JVC Creates Supply Chain Assurance Kit for Dodd-Frank Provision
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) created a ''Supply Chain Assurance Kit'' to help the industry navigate the “conflict-free” mineral source provision often required by industry consumers of gold and tungsten products as a result of Section 1502...
Financial-Legal Jan 08, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Vicenza Seminar Highlights Conflict Mineral Legislation on Jan. 20
Press Release: The new year is likely to be a most significant one in terms of the regulation of minerals from areas of conflict in Africa, including gold. It involves legislation coming into effect in 2014 that will influence the businesses...
Financial-Legal Jan 08, 2014 CIBJO
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Jewelers Who Adopt Transparency Will Win Young Consumers
Younger U.S. consumers are even more attracted to retailers who focus on ethical and sustainable practices when it comes to buying jewelry and other big-ticket items, according to KPMG. Survey data revealed that about 41 percent...
Fair Trade Dec 10, 2013 Jeff Miller
NRF Asks Court to Exempt Retailers From Conflict Minerals Rule
The National Retail Federation (NRF) urged the U.S. to exclude retailers from regulations requiring manufacturers to determine whether merchandise contains “conflict” gold and other minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...
Financial-Legal Sep 23, 2013 Jeff Miller
JVC's Seminar to Address the Dodd-Frank Act
Press Release: Suzan Flamm, the senior counsel for the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), will present the seminar, Dodd-Frank & Conflict Minerals: What it means for your gold and tungsten supply chains,...
Financial-Legal Jul 24, 2013 JVC
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EU Mineral Sourcing Initiative Requires Industry Attention
Press Release: The Birmingham Assay Office issued the following statement: The EU Commission is running a public consultation on so-called “conflict minerals” until June 26, 2013. The Commission will use the results to help it decide...
Financial-Legal Jun 14, 2013 Assay Office
SEC Announces Conflict Mineral Rule Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Bill
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to adopt a rule implementing the conflict minerals provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Section 1502. The rule will soon...
Financial-Legal Aug 22, 2012 Jeff Miller
Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Provisions Rules to be Posted in Second Half
The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) informed the trade today that the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) would issue final rules on section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act later this year. The section addresses conflict minerals...
Financial-Legal Apr 11, 2011 Jeff Miller
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