The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming Conflict Minerals Compliance & Disclosure Conference:
When: 26-27 June 2013
Where: venue to be confirmed – Chicago, IL, United States of America
Why You Should Attend:
In August 2012, the SEC released its conflict minerals rule that many organizations have been waiting for. The SEC now requires public companies to disclose the specific minerals contained in their products, making supply chain due diligence a must. Companies have until May 31, 2014 to track down each level of their supply chain and compile a report of their findings. The marcus evans Conflict Minerals Compliance & Disclosure Conference will allow organizations to see how they compare to their peers in the creation of a conflict minerals management program.
The conflict minerals rule is complex and has many aspects to it. This conference will break down each requirement provided by the SEC and discuss the widely used guidelines offered by OECD and EICC. This advanced course on conflict minerals will tackle key issues, including: the creation of a successful conflict minerals team utilizing various departments within your organization, managing your supply chain, and building an IT program that will successfully secure the data collected from the various levels of the supply chain. By attending this conference, delegates will be able to verify if their conflict minerals program has taken the necessary steps thus far to successfully meet SEC expectations for the first filings deadline.
- Key Topics:
- Review the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) conflict minerals rule with Navistar
- Tailor guidelines from various cross industry associations to meet your organizational needs with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
- Create a cost effective conflict minerals program with Brady Corporation
- Obtain necessary data from your supply chain to meet SEC requirements with Rogers Corporation
- Maintain a strong rapport with all tiers of your supply chain to increase transparency with Applied Materials
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