Schwartz Quoted in International Business Times on Conflict Minerals

Jeff_Schwartz_pp7txbProfessor Jeff Schwartz was quoted in International Business Times in a feature titled, “Congo’s Conflict Minerals: US Companies Struggle To Trace Tantalum, Tungsten, Tin, Gold In Their Products.”

“Once it hits the smelter, the origins are gone. You can’t tell where the metal came from,” said Jeff Schwartz, a University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor who also researched the conflict minerals data submitted by companies to U.S. securities regulators. “There’s a lot of opportunities for gray or black markets to develop.”

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