Podcast: Is there Forced Labor in Your Supply Chain? Prevent Costly Import Detentions at the Border

In this installment of the Five Questions, Five Answers podcast, Director of North American Manufacturing Birgit Matthiesen, Partner Angela Santos, and Associate Christine Hintze discuss the impact of US Customs' crackdown on forced labor in company supply chains.

Highlights of the conversation include:

  • What kind of products are subject to Withhold Release Orders (WROs)
  • How Customs decides to issue a WRO
  • How a WRO may impact goods sent to the US via another country
  • What companies should do if their goods are held at the time of entry
  • Congress' stance on forced labor and WROs
  • How companies can ensure that forced labor is not present in their supply chains


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