Calendar 2021 U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule filings are due on May 31. Although the substantive requirements have not changed since last year, there are nevertheless changes to disclosure, policies and procedures to consider. On a webinar earlier this month, Michael Littenberg, Ropes & Gray Partner and Global ESG, CSR and Business and Human Rights Practice head, provided five filing tips that all filers should consider. The webinar and accompanying slides can be accessed here.
The following are just some of the additional Ropes & Gray resources available to assist with conflict minerals compliance, both under the U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule and globally:
Numerous additional alerts, articles and white papers relating to conflict minerals compliance are available on our website.
Ropes & Gray is a leader in advising companies on global conflict minerals compliance. Active in this space since well before the adoption of the Conflict Minerals Rule, we advise many of the world’s leading companies – across all major industries – on compliance in this area. We are the only law firm member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative. With more than 400 member companies, the RMI is one of the most utilized and respected resources for companies from a range of industries addressing responsible mineral sourcing issues in their supply chains.
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