Dan Edwards

Dan Edwards, CPA, is a manager of business advisory services in the Denver office of Hein & Associates LLP, a full-service public accounting and advisory firm with additional offices in Houston, Dallas and Orange County. He specializes in technical GAAP and SEC advisory services, as well as SOX 404 implementation services, and also leads the firm’s mining practice area. Edwards can be reached at [email protected] or 303.298.9600.

Mining overseas and the Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act

Small companies most compelled, least prepared to deal with corruption.

Conflict Minerals: How the SEC requirements will affect mining companies

The SEC won’t require mining companies to disclose whether they mined tin and gold in African conflict countries, in a long-awaited ruling released this week. However, manufacturers will have to make such disclosures, and will likely require their suppliers, such as mining companies, to make the same disclosures.