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US District Court upholds SEC conflict minerals disclosure rules

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2013

On July 23, 2013, the US District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the conflict minerals rules (the "Rules") that require public companies

US District Court vacates SEC resource extraction payment disclosure rules

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2013

On July 2, 2013 the US District Court for the District of Columbia granted a motion for summary judgment vacating the rules adopted by the US

SEC adopts conflict minerals and resource extraction payments rules

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2012

On August 22, 2012, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted final rules requiring all issuers that file reports with the SEC to disclose supply chain and sourcing information on several minerals and metals, termed “conflict minerals”, contained in products that the issuers manufacture or contract to manufacture in each calendar year, beginning on January 1, 2013

SEC adopts final rules on mine safety reporting requirements

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2012

On December 21, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted final rules implementing Section 1503 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), which relate to mine health and safety disclosure requirements

FERC issues FPA Section 203 blanket authorization to allow investors to assume a broader advocacy role in corporate decisions

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2009

In a March 19, 2009 order, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") granted blanket authorizations under Federal Power Act ("FPA") Section 203 that permitted a financial institution to play a more active advocacy role in the management of public utilities, without exercising control over the public utilities

SEC adopts significant changes to oil and gas reporting requirements

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2009

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) last week adopted significant revisions to its oil and gas reporting requirements

Energy regulatory update: FERC clarifies requirement to notify FERC of material changes in facts under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005 and allows 45 days for compliance

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2008

At its November 20, 2008 meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an order related to acquisitions of securities by public utility holding companies that clarifies one type of change in facts that should in all cases be the subject of a notification filing

SEC proposes modernization of oil and gas reporting requirements

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2008

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) recently published proposed revisions to its oil and gas reporting requirements

Oil and gas reserves disclosure: SEC requests comments on possible revisions

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2008

White & Case welcomes the SEC’s December 2007 Concept Release, which seeks the views of market participants on proposed changes to the outdated oil and gas reserves disclosures rules

Investing in power: reforms can increase returns and reduce risk

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2007

A series of changes to the regulations governing investment in the power sector provide opportunities to potentially raise returns and reduce risk for more investors