Tag Archives: supply chain

Free For All, or All For One? The Medical Supply Chain and COVID-19

This post is being published for The Trade Practitioner as part of a content partnership with our Global Supply Chain Law Blog. Please contact Kristina Arianina and Ketan M. Ganase with any questions.  The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy needs not restating. The saying “desperate times call for desperate measures” fits the current … Continue Reading

COVID-19 – How Do I Know If What I Do Is An Essential Service

This post is being published for The Trade Practitioner as part of a content partnership with our International Policy Practice. Please contact Matthew Kirk with any questions.    We are being asked with increasing frequency by companies whether, in the context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdowns, their business counts as an “essential service”. This … Continue Reading

Supply Chain Issues Arising From COVID-19 – China

This blog post is being published for The Trade Practitioner as part of a content partnership with our Shanghai and Beijing Offices. Please contact Daniel Roules and Yi (Nic) Wan with any questions. In a prior client advisory on the legal implications of coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) in China, we explored employment, force majeure, data … Continue Reading

Trump Secures US Telecom Supply Chain with Executive Order; Related Huawei Actions

On May 15, 2019, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) titled “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain.” The long-awaited EO addresses the use in US communications networks of technologies from certain types of foreign companies.… Continue Reading

Supply Chain Compliance – New French Law on Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law Adopted

On 21 February 2017, the French National Assembly adopted a Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law, which creates a novel corporate supply chain liability, defining a duty of vigilance for parent companies and their subcontractors. The law provides that multinational firms carrying out all or part of their activity on French territory will need to adopt … Continue Reading
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