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Eric Gotting, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP to Speak at KC’s Conflict Minerals Rule: Disclosure Compliance and Latest Updates Live Webcast

New York, NY, February 15, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Eric Gotting, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Conflict Minerals Rule: Disclosure Compliance and Latest Updates.” This event is scheduled for April 1, 2015 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET).

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About Eric Gotting

Eric Gotting is a Partner in the Environmental and Litigation practice groups at Keller and Heckman LLP. His litigation experience includes rulemaking challenges, state and federal agency enforcement actions, and toxic tort lawsuits. He also counsels clients in a variety of regulatory matters, including Green Chemistry initiatives, nanotechnology, TSCA reform, and compliance with major federal and state environmental laws. Eric co-authored several amicus curiae briefs filed on behalf of various industry associations in the federal conflict minerals litigation, NAM, et al. v. SEC, and was involved in efforts to secure a decision from the SEC to exclude metal compounds from coverage under the agency’s conflict minerals rule. He also works with manufacturing clients on compliance with conflict minerals due diligence and reporting requirements. Eric is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Environmental Torts Section.

About Keller and Heckman LLP

Keller and Heckman LLP, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients from a wide spectrum of manufacturing and service sectors, including chemicals, food and drug, and telecommunications. Our firm is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving. Since 1971, we have had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm’s attorneys on matters of technical complexity. Many of our attorneys also have government experience and expertise in multiple areas of the law.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the latest updates and strategies for compliance with conflict minerals disclosures as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act as well as the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Key topics include:

Requirements for Conflict Minerals Disclosures
Trends and insights from latest Form SD filings
Up-to-the-minute Regulatory Updates
SEC Guidance
Recommendation for next year’s Form SD filings

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