Landmark EU Conflict Minerals Regulation mandates importer due diligence

EU Regulation 2017/821 comes into force from 1 January 2021 and aims to stop the financing of armed groups and security forces through the trade of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

Importers into the EU of 3TG will be required to establish and implement governance frameworks.

We have prepared a note outlining the new rules for importers and what they will need to do.

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