Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, as interpreted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in its final regulation and lengthy accompanying release, collectively require those who manufacture or contract to manufacture products to obtain information from their suppliers. The purpose of the training materials is to make the information gathering process mandated by U.S. law more efficient for industry participants throughout the supply chain.  Each participant must decide independently how it will address or respond to the information provided by its suppliers.

These copyrighted materials are the proprietary work product of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).  RILA authorizes RILA members and their suppliers and affiliates to use and reproduce these materials to facilitate communications with suppliers and customers for the purpose of establishing compliance with the aforementioned legal requirements.  Under no circumstances may these materials be reproduced or used to create derivative works for the benefit of any individual, corporation, or organization in competition with services provided by RILA.