On 21st May, Akin Gump published a briefing saying that on May 14th the Dutch Senate passed a long-awaited Child Labour Due Diligence Law, which places obligations on companies selling goods or services to Dutch consumers as well as companies otherwise doing business in the Netherlands to take certain steps to prevent child labour in their supply chains.  This makes the Netherlands the latest in a line of countries and jurisdictions who have adopted laws relating to addressing human rights concerns in the private sector.  The legislation is now awaiting Royal Decree before becoming law.


Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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