Conflict Minerals 2021: The impact of new EU legislation
A new law to increase supply chain transparency requires companies to
These minerals, also known as ‘3TG’ are found in common electronics such as phones, computers, GPS devices, calculators, microwave ovens, televisions, batteries, watches and wires. Organisations involved in mining minerals through to sourcing products with these minerals will be affected by this new legislation, including buyers in the UK.
Join our webinar with European law firm Fieldfisher LLP to learn more about conflict minerals in supply chains including, what conflict minerals are, what the new EU legislation entails and how to mitigate supply chain risk through responsible sourcing practices.
Jonathan Brooks, Partner, Head of Mining and Metals, Fieldfisher
Jonathan heads Fieldfisher’s mining and metals team acting for companies and investors with projects in Africa, Australia, Central Asia, and Europe. He advises companies at every stage of the minerals and metals supply chain from explorers, developers and producers through to metals traders.
Jonathan acts for companies and advisers on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM and Main markets, advising on flotations, secondary issues, and takeovers. In addition to his public company work, he also acts for entrepreneurs, growth companies, owner-managed and family businesses from start-up through to exit.
Laurent Ruessmann, Partner, Competition, Regulatory and Trade, Fieldfisher Brussels
Laurent specialises in international trade issues including anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, safeguard procedures and litigation, customs matters under EU and Member State legislation, as well as under WTO and other international agreements.
He has substantial experience in product safety and life sciences regulatory matters, EU environmental law, data privacy and intellectual property rights.
Laurent advises clients in many industries, including manufacturers of computer and other electronic equipment, renewable energy products, durable goods, consumer products, agriculture and food products, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, automobiles, aviation, iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, textiles and non-wovens, publishing, oil and gas, banking, insurance and the financial services industry.
Adam Whitfield, Quality Assurance & Audit Programme Manager, Achilles
Adam has over 10 years of management system and site audit experience having visited companies across the world on behalf of our customers in a variety of sectors. Over the past three years Adam has supported the development and implementation of our Responsible Sourcing and Labour Practice Audit programmes. As well as auditing experience Adam is responsible for the implementation of global management system processes against international standards for Achilles.
This webinar is free of charge for procurement and supply chain professionals.