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National Ass'n of Manufacturers v. Securities & Exchange Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) "conflict materials" rule violates the First Amendment. SEC issued the rule in 2012 pursuant to §1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...

National Ass'n of Manufacturers v. Securities and Exchange Commission

ELR Case

A district court upheld an SEC rule imposing certain disclosure requirements for companies that use "conflict minerals" originating in and around the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Manufacturing groups argued that the rule's...