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European Commission proposes ban on goods made with forced labour

European Union, OECD - September 20 2022 On 14 September 2022, the European Commission issued its legislative proposal to ban the marketing of goods made with forced labour. As drafted, the…

Dean A. Barclay, Clare Connellan, Genevra Forwood, Guillermo Giralda Fustes, Allison Kepkay, Jacquelyn MacLennan, Clarissa Marazzi

US Authorities Begin Enforcement of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act and Issue Guidance for Importers

China, USA - June 28 2022 On June 21, 2022, US Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") began to enforce the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act ("UFLPA"), which prohibits the…

Dean A. Barclay, David E. Bond, Brian Picone

United States, European Union and United Kingdom Intensify Sanctions on Burma

European Union, Myanmar, United Kingdom, USA - April 13 2021 On March 25, 2021, the United States imposed sanctions on Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Limited ("MEHL") and Myanmar Economic Corporation…

Richard Burke, Joseph Carroll, Peter Chessick, Claire A. DeLelle, Nicole Erb, Genevra Forwood, John Hannon, Sandra Jorgensen, Brian Picone

President Biden Orders Review of Supply Chain Risks in Critical Sectors

USA - March 5 2021 On February 24, President Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) directing federal agencies to perform a 100-day review of "supply chain risks" for four…

Brian Picone, Gregory Spak

US and EU impose coordinated Navalny sanctions

European Union, USA - March 4 2021 On 2 March 2021, the United States and European Union ("EU") imposed coordinated sanctions in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of Russian…

Ata Akiner, Cristina Brayton-Lewis, Richard Burke, Peter Chessick, Earl Comstock, Claire A. DeLelle, Nicole Erb, Genevra Forwood, Sandra Jorgensen, James Killick, Junsuk Lee, Jacquelyn MacLennan, Sara Nordin, George Papaconstantinou, Margaret Spicer, Alana Toabe, Matthias Vangenechten, Fabienne Vermeeren, Kristina Zissis