On May 30, 2013, the staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Staff") Division of Corporation Finance issued guidance in the form of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") regarding the SEC's rules requiring issuers to disclose their use of conflict minerals (the "Conflict Minerals Rule").
While many aspects of the Conflict Minerals Rule remain in need of further clarification, the FAQs provide issuers with some helpful interpretations.
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