I hope NAM et al are successful in their motion for a stay of the conflict minerals rules, but it certainly isn’t a slam dunk.   The SEC has filed its response to the motion for emergency stay.  Predictably there isn’t a single point of agreement with both parties claiming their position is irrefutable.  Some of the highlights are:

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You can find the industry coalition amicus brief here and the Amnesty International amicus brief here.