In March 2017 the legal challenge regarding the part of the final rule that violates the First Amendment ended. This means that the elements of the rule that violated the First Amendment rights of companies are not longer being challenged and companies officially will continue to be able to describe their conflict minerals status in their own words.

For more information visit: http://www.conflictmineralslaw.com/2017/03/15/conflict-minerals-rule-legal-challenge-done-and-done/