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Global Supply Chain: Human Trafficking, Sourcing, and Transparency


A Blog by James P. Gallatin, Jr, Reed Smith LLP - 02/17/12

Posted on February 17, 2012

 

 

 

Global Supply Chain: Human Trafficking, Sourcing, and Transparency - Do Your Suppliers Know What You Expect From Them? Do You?

 

 

This post was written by James P. Gallatin, Jr. ReedSmith LLP


Companies with global supply chains are rapidly imposing detailed standards for their suppliers that go way beyond the traditional performance and quality specifications. Until recently, the most obvious categories of concerns for global manufacturers were rules of origin for products and parts for purposes of customs valuations and treaties, heightened by protectionist legislation such as that recently introduced in the U.S. Congress regarding steel. Now come laws regarding the use of conflict minerals and the state of California (where else?) has gotten into the action to require the disclosure of how companies act to prevent human trafficking in their supply chain . And Apple is grappling publicly with allegations regarding its China-based manufacturing.

 

 

View the entire entry:

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com/2012/02/articles/government-contracts/global-supply-chain-human-trafficking-sourcing-and-transparency-do-your-suppliers-know-what-you-expect-from-them-do-you/

 

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