By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act enters into force

The US Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act (UFLPA) entered into force yesterday, 21 June 2022. It introduces a rebuttable presumption that any goods mined, produced or manufactured wholly or in part in Xinjiang are in violation of 19 U.S.C. § 1307 (ban on the import of goods made by convict / forced labour). The same presumption applies to goods produced …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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