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Client Alert: The D.C. Circuit’s Conflict Minerals Ruling: A Speed Bump, Not A Roadblock

This Client Alert discusses the D.C. Circuit Court’s April 14, 2014 decision to hold the SEC’s new Conflict Minerals rule unconstitutional on Free Speech grounds.  The Client Alert also addresses the possible impact that this holding will have on the due diligence reporting process of public companies covered by the rule, who face a June 2, 2014 filing and reporting deadline.