03.15.2016

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Attorney Publications

Forced labor’s impact on supply chains is the emerging ‘‘hot topic’’ in today’s boardrooms. This chart compares and contrasts key aspects of the UK Modern Slavery Act of 2015, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulation on Human Trafficking in Government Contracts , the EU disclosure directives, and recent Congressional action to close the Tariff Act of 1930’s loophole concerning importation of goods made with forced labor, all of which are part of a broader effort to recruit/conscript the global business community into the fight against forced/child labor.