Subject: File No. DF Title XV - Specialized Disclosures
From: Catherina Hurlburt

October 27, 2010

The new law requires companies to disclose due diligence on the source of conflict minerals originating in the DRC. 15 U.S.C. 78m (p)(1)(A)(i). Due diligence on the source of these minerals must be defined to include a description of efforts to monitor the source of the supply chain for forms of modern slavery and other extreme violations of human rights.