Auto Suppliers’ Compliance Challenge Under Forced-Labor Law Targeting China


Sponsored Content’s latest audio interview features Leslie Alan Glick.  Mr. Glick is co-chair of the Butzel Long International Trade and Customs Specialty team. He is a specialist in international trade and customs for over 30 years, and is the author of 5 books on international trade and customs topics, including NAFTA and USMCA. He has given a series of seminars on USMCA-NAFTA 2.0. He is active in importer response to tariffs under sections 232 and 301 (have filed over 50 exclusion requests for clients) as well as complex country of origin rulings.  He works with US importers and exporters from Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Austria, France, Germany, China, Turkey, Japan and Vietnam.

In the 16-minute audio interview, Mr. Glick discusses these questions:

  • What is the concern about the new legislation dealing with forced labor and how does it differ from past laws?
  • What are the most recent developments and deadlines for implementation?
  • What are the risks presented to importers under this new law?
  • Are the risks only for companies that import from China?
  • How can an importer prepare for compliance with this new law?
  • What is the impact on automotive OEMs and suppliers?
  • Do you think the new law may be challenged in the US courts or in the World Trade Organization?

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