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June 22, 2021

ABA publishes guide on development and implement supply chain compliance programs

CHICAGO, June 22, 2021 — The American Bar Association Business Law Section has published “Guide to Supply Chain Compliance Laws and Regulations,” which is the first book in The Corporate Social Responsibility Series. This guide addresses supply chain management, which has become the most pressing CSR-related risk management area for businesses of all sizes around the world. It guides lawyers and organizations through the necessary steps to develop and implement a modern supply chain compliance program.

This book provides context on the key regulations that are driving action, the industry standards leveraged to exchange information, and the practical steps for implementing an effective supply chain compliance program. Each section of the book highlights core features of modern supply chain compliance program, identifies potential pitfalls, and offers practical steps and solutions for a practitioner seeking to navigate this new area of international law.

Accordingly, the text and guidance are written in a way to best support readability and practical actions by a multitude of stakeholders in order to further the goals of the supply chain compliance team. Author Travis Miller dissects and succinctly describes the regulatory thicket and provides the reader with useful tools to quickly build effective compliance programs that address regulatory requirements and collect the data necessary for companies to compose their cases for recognition as good corporate citizens in their communications with stakeholders.

Miller, who collaborated with editor Alan S. Gutterman on the book, is general counsel and director of U.S. Operations at Assent Compliance Inc. He is an international trade and compliance attorney, a frequent speaker and author/editor of the ABA’s “The Lawyer’s Corporate Social Responsibility Deskbook.”

Gutterman is the founding director of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Project .. He has authored or edited more than 80 books on sustainable entrepreneurship, management, business law and transactions, international law business and technology management, including the ABA’s “The Lawyer’s Corporate Social Responsibility Deskbook and Emerging Companies Guide, Second Edition.” He is the editor for The Corporate Social Responsibility Series.

Title:                “Guide to Supply Chain Compliance Laws and Regulations
Publisher:        Business Law Section
Pages:              116 pages
Product Code: 5070791
ISBN:               978-1-64105-922-0
Size:                 6x9
Binding:           Paperback
Price:               $49.95
Orders:            800-285-2221 or

Editor’s note: Author interviews and review copies of this book are available by emailing Katrina Krause at [email protected]. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Katrina Krause, ABA Business Law Section, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.


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