Is it Time to Roll Back the Conflict Minerals Rule?



Gary Emmanuel wrote this bylined article on the Dodd-Frank Act requirement that US public companies disclose use of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Noting that the acting SEC Chair made “an extraordinarily harsh critique of the conflict minerals rule,” Mr. Emmanuel wrote that it is “based on dubious evidence of effectiveness and questionable purpose. With a new administration intent on reforming Dodd Frank, the time has come to roll back the conflict minerals rule.”