On 1 January 2023, the new Supply Chain Act will come into force in Germany. Specifically, this new german law is called “Act on Corporate Due Diligence to Prevent Human Rights Violations in Supply Chains” abbreviated to “Act on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains” in short: Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, “Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz”, abbreviated LkSG.

Essential information on this law, which was passed by the German Bundestag in the summer of 2022, and its practical significance also for internationally active small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), can be found in Spanish in this PDF file for download.