by Cydney Posner
Waiting for those helpful and informative SEC comments on your — or even better, other companies’ — Form SD conflict minerals filings? Fuggedaboutit. At today’s PLI Securities Regulation Institute, Shelley Parratt, Corp Fin Deputy Director, Disclosure Operations, confirmed that, while Corp Fin is “assessing” this year’s conflict minerals filings, the staff has no plans to issue any comments on this first round of filings, although they may comment on future filings. She also confirmed the three observations regarding the first year of conflict minerals filings offered by Corp Fin Director Keith Higgins at the ABA meeting of the Business Law section in Chicago, See this post.