Further information on Conflict Minerals

1) SEC Website with information on the Dodd-Frank Act  www.sec.gov/spotlight/dodd-frank.shtml 

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Relevant: SEC. 1502 (p. 369-375)

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3) New Form and Regulation under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the Use of Conflict Minerals  Adobe PDF file icon 32x32 
4) General definition according to Wikipedia

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Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)  Adobe PDF file icon 32x32
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The banned substances and the obligation to


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What are Conflict Minerals?

The US Congress passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd Frank Act") in July 2010. Among other things it makes it binding for companies to document and publicise the presence of the so called conflict minerals when used in their products or in the manufacturing process. Coltan, gold, cassiterite (tin ore), wolframite and their derivates i.e. tin, tantalum or wolfram among others constitute conflict minerals.

As of 31st May 2014 all

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