ACSS Webinar

How Does the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Affect Importers?

President Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) into law in December 2021. Beginning on June 21, 2022, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will apply a “rebuttable presumption” that all goods originating from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region violate an existing ban on the importation of goods made with forced labor into the US.

This webinar will feature an in-depth presentation to understand the Act and how it creates significant new due diligence requirements for the industry.

Duration: 75 minutes

Ben Gross, Trade Counsel | Intel Corporation

Moderator: Alexander Witt CSS, Sanctions & Export Controls Consultant, ACSS

CSS Credits: 1

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM New York (EST)

03:00 PM – 04:15 PM London (GMT)

04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Amsterdam (CET)

What you will learn:

  • What the Act covers
  • Current status of implementation
  • How companies should prepare
  • Competitive implications

During the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to contribute questions online.

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Ben Gross

Trade Counsel

Intel Corporation

Ben Gross is a trade compliance professional with a concentrated focus on global trade regulations, export classification, government reporting, and auditing. Ben has developed and supported international trade compliance programs for businesses with a global footprint. He is currently Trade Counsel at Intel Corporation, is an Associate Faculty member at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and has served in various legal and advisory support capacities for Assent, EY, Honeywell International Inc., and Microchip Technology Inc.