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Recent U.S. Cases Highlight Liability Risks To Executives In Mining, Heavy Industrial Transactions
Historically, corporate executives rarely faced personal or criminal liability resulting from mining or environmental accidents in the United States.
United States
28 Jan 2015
Chinese Magnesite Producers Antitrust Class Action Complaint Dismissed
The district court in Animal Sci. Prod., Inc. et al. v. China Nat’l Metals & Minerals Imp. dismissed direct purchaser plaintiff’s Amended Complaint without prejudice.
31 Jul 2014
SEC Issues Statement On Conflict Minerals Rule
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued a statement on Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the conflict minerals rule) reaffirming the need for companies to complete their due diligence efforts and make the required reporting by June 2, 2014, the deadline for the first round of reporting on 2013 activity.
United States
1 May 2014
Indonesian Government Imposes Export Ban On Nickel And Bauxite
As of January 12, Indonesia has banned the export of the unprocessed ores, nickel and bauxite.
30 Jan 2014
Environmental Challenges To Exporting Coal From The United States
As recent news stories have emphasized, efforts to expand the United States' coal exporting capacity have encountered strong opposition from environmental organizations.
United States
26 Oct 2013
SEC Issues New FAQs On Conflict Minerals Rules
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published limited guidance on frequently asked questions relating to the SEC’s new Conflict Mineral Rules.
United States
17 Jun 2013
SEC Issues Final Rules Requiring Issuers To Account For Use Of Conflict Minerals
Pursuant to a mandate in the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued final rules requiring issuers to account for the use in their products of so-called conflict minerals.
United States
29 Aug 2012
Recent Court Decisions May Affect Hydraulic Fracturing In New York And Ohio
Three recent court decisions could affect parties with an interest in hydraulic fracturing, particularly in New York and Ohio. Two New York courts held that New York’s Oil & Gas Law does not preempt local zoning ordinances that completely ban hydraulic fracturing, and an Ohio court issued a ruling that could impair stakeholders’ ability to conduct hydraulic fracturing operations in that state.
United States
13 Apr 2012
SEC Proposes "Conflict Minerals" Disclosure Rules to Implement Dodd-Frank Provisions
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed specific rules to implement the Dodd-Frank Act requirements for audits and reports by public companies to show whether certain minerals used in their manufactured goods originate in war-torn Congo or adjoining countries in Africa.
United States
18 Jan 2011
Dodd-Frank Act Imposes New Disclosure Requirements on Energy and Mining Companies
The new disclosure requirements pose another regulatory compliance function that energy and mining companies will need to undertake in order to ensure their future compliance with the federal securities laws.
United States
28 Jul 2010
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