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Virtual USMCA Content Reporting Training Now Available!

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:05 PM

As the only industry-endorsed training of its kind, AIAG’s new USMCA Content Reporting course was developed by a highly qualified group of volunteers from numerous OEMs, heavy truck manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers, along with guidance from trusted trade compliance experts.

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AIAG Launches 2020 Virtual Cybersecurity Symposium

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:00 PM

Plans are in full swing for AIAG’s all-new virtual event, the 2020 Cybersecurity Symposium. Scheduled for September 15, 2020, this one-day event is free to all participants.

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2020 Customs Town Hall to Feature Homeland Security’s Kenneth J.F. Kennedy on Latest Updates in Forced Labor

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 1:50 PM

A highlight of AIAG’s 2020 Virtual Customs Town Hall will be Kenneth J.F. Kennedy’s presentation on forced labor. As head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Forced Labor Programs, Kennedy will discuss the impact of the U.S. government’s recent forced-labor enforcement actions on automotive companies. Kennedy will outline the trends and explain what OEMs and suppliers should be doing.

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Sergei Beliaev: ‘Blockchain Will Optimize Supply Chains of the Future’

By AIAG, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:50 AM

The automotive supply chain is affected by new and emerging technologies, and one of these is blockchain. “I’m excited about blockchain and what it can do for the automotive industry,” says Sergei Beliaev, executive vice president and chief strategy officer at DLT Labs. “It has the promise of truly changing how we do things – right away.”

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Modern Slavery Rules Are Coming to Canada

By Stephen Pike, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:39 AM

The emerging prominence of environmental, social and governance issues on the risk register of Canadian businesses has captured the attention of Canadian in-house counsel. Now more than ever, risk management efforts are focusing on “S” issues, including the financial, operational, legal, regulatory and brand erosion risks relating to the presence of forced labour, child labour and human-trafficked labour (collectively, “modern slavery”) in business operations and supply chains.

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