New Swiss Ordinance on Child Labor and Conflict Mining in the Supply Chain Takes Effect

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Thursday, February 10, 2022
Author: 
Alexander Mostaghimi
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

In December 2021, the Swiss Federal Council posted the final Ordinance specifying new due diligence requirements in an endeavor to avoid the use of child labor and conflict minerals in the Swiss supply chain.  The Ordinance entered into force on January 1, 2022 and Swiss businesses will need to begin filing on January 1, 2023.