by Cydney Posner An amicus brief filed in the conflict minerals case, National Association of Manufacturers, Inc. v. SEC, was submitted this week by a group of anti-smoking and other organizations dedicated to protecting public health: Truth Initiative, Public Health Law Center, National Association of County and City Health Officials, […]
by Cydney Posner In the final week of 2014, appellants National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable filed their supplemental brief in the conflict minerals case, National Association of Manufacturers, Inc. v. SEC. The brief was filed in response to the order of the D.C. Circuit Court of […]
by Cydney Posner The D.C. Circuit court of Appeals has granted the petitions of the SEC and Amnesty International for panel rehearing (and the motion of Amnesty to file a supplemental brief) in connection with the conflict minerals case, National Association of Manufacturers, Inc. v. SEC. (The Court also ordered that […]
En banc opinion of D.C. Circuit upholds American Meat Institute case — what does it mean for the conflict minerals case?
by Cydney Posner Today, the D.C. Circuit issued its en banc opinion in American Meat Institute v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, upholding the mandatory disclosure regulation at issue in that case. You may recall that this case concerned the USDA’s country-of-origin labeling rule, which AMI argued compelled disclosure in violation […]