As provided by Law n. 14.946 of January 28, 2013, the State of São Paulo will punish establishments that market products that use labor submitted to slave-like conditions in any stage of their production chain. The penalty will be the cancellation of the ICMS enrollment.

The companies that suffered administrative proceedings will have the opportunity to defend themselves. However, once sentenced, in addition to losing their enrollment, the partners will be prevented, for ten years, from engaging themselves in the same field of activity.

(Law n. 14.946, Jan. 28.2013, DOE/SP, Jan. 29.2013).