US Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes New Disclosure Rules for Conflict Minerals, Mine Safety and Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
4 January 2011
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On December 15, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose several rules mandated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The proposed rules cover a broad range of industry categories. Comments to the proposed rules must be received by the SEC by January 31, 2011. We review many of the key provisions.