Tips for the Energy Sector to Address New U.S. CBP Guidance Under Anti-Forced Labor Provisions

6 minute read | March.07.2023

In this Law360 article, partners Harry Clark and Jeanine McGuinness and associate Maria Sergeyeva explore the impact of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s new guidance for U.S. import practices under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA).

The article provides practical steps for the U.S. solar energy sector in light of the new guidance, which is part of an effort by the U.S. government to reconcile the UFLPA and an adequate supply of solar panels for U.S. solar energy development.

“The new guidance may help mitigate severe challenges for the U.S. solar industry posed by detention of imported products such as solar panels,” the article concludes.