Written Statement Before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the House Financial Services Committee, Hearing Titled 'Dodd-Frank Five Years Later: What Have We Learned from Conflict Minerals Reporting?'
10 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last revised: 9 Feb 2016
Date Written: November 17, 2015
This is the written testimony I submitted to the House Financial Services Committee for its subcommittee hearing on Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank (the “Conflict Minerals Rule”). It summarizes the key findings of my empirical study of corporate compliance with the Conflict Minerals Rule, and presents policy recommendations stemming therefrom. The full study, The Conflict Minerals Experiment, 6 Harvard Business Law Review (2015 Forthcoming), is posted to SSRN at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2548267.
Keywords: testimony, conflict minerals, 3TG, Dodd-Frank, Congo, conflict diamonds, Section 1502, social disclosure, empirical, conflict free, human rights, supply chains
JEL Classification: K22, K33
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