Susan Maslow, Co-Founder and Partner of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn LLP, was the Chair and Moderator of a program entitled BUSINESS AND ETHICAL CHALLENGES:  HUMAN RIGHTS REQUIREMENTS, DUE DILIGENCE, REMEDIATION AND BRAND PROTECTION during the ABA Business Law Section’s Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. on Saturday, September 14, 2019.   The Panelists include Shawn MacDonald, CEO of Verite´, Alice A. Kipel, Executive Director of Regulations and Rulings at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Stephen A. Pike, Partner at Gowling WLG, Prof. David V. Snyder of American University Washington College of Law, and Emily B. Holland, Senior Associate at White & Case LLP.   The Panel Discussion provided a brief summary of the cycle of human rights violations in supply chains and summarized the growth of legislation, litigation and investor focus on supply chain human rights issues and provided practical contracting and due diligence recommendations, tools and risk assessment procedures to avoid human rights abuses including use of the 2018 Model Clauses for international supply chains published in the 2018  fall issue of The Business Lawyer.  Informed by the Panelists’ knowledge of global policies and procedures, advice was provided as to how to develop an enterprise-wide understanding of, and commitment to, human rights (health and safety requirements, anti-forced labor, child labor and indentured labor constraints) while optimizing market-specific approaches.