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Mandatory conflict minerals reporting in the EU - an update.

March 31, 2016

As you may recall, on May 20th, 2015 the European Parliament voted for mandatory disclosure requirements for EU companies whose products contain conflict minerals... Read more


The Core and More - Overhauling Corporate Reporting gets a kick from Europe - op ed

Nov 03, 2015

" With growing public attention on the behaviour of business, actions which are deemed to be unacceptable pose a greater risk of unsettling a company's share price ... Read more


Conflict Minerals Reporting in the EU – Evaluating the cost/benefit equation

May 21, 2015

On May 20th, the European Parliament voted for mandatory disclosure requirements for EU companies whose products contain conflict minerals from the... Read more


Costs of Conflict Minerals Reporting to US companies

Oct 4, 2014

On or about June 2nd,  2014, 1300 US publicly listed companies filed Form SD to the Securities and Exchange Commission  in response to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 (Section 1502)... Read more


Assurance standards on the horizon for integrated reporting?

July 30, 2014

The IIRC has requested comment on two new papers discussing the practical and technical challenges around assurance and its relationship to integrated reporting (IR).  This marks the next phase in their ... Read more


First conflict minerals filings in the US much lower than anticipated

July 8, 2014

Early June marked the first filings of companies’ conflict minerals reports (CMR) in the United States.  Conflict minerals covered by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s final rule include tin, tantalum and gold, and are sourced in the Democratic ... Read more


Conflict minerals reporting has desired impact – new study flies in the face of US interest groups

July 2, 2014

Conflicts minerals reporting has been the topic of much debate in the US over the past year, culminating in a joint lawsuit filed against the US Securities and Exchange Commission by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The business Roundtable  ... Read more


Integrated reporting gains international momentum

May 29, 2014

On May 8th, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) continued to expand their reach with the creation of a public sector network. Developed through an alliance with the Chartered ... Read more


Where is the SEC heading with integrated and sustainability reporting?

May 29, 2014

We know that improving corporate reporting has been on the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) agenda for many years, but one has to wonder if the growing interest in integrated ... Read more


Sustainability reporting in Canada gets a push from CPAs and Toronto Stock Exchange

May 29, 2014

The month of March was sustainability reporting month in Canada, or so it seemed. Within a three-week period the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) released “A Starter’s ... Read more











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