John McGahren, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast
John McGahren, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s TSCA’s New Amendments to the Inventory Rule: Are You Ready for What Lies Ahead? Live Webcast
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About John McGahren
John McGahren is Morgan Lewis’s Princeton litigation practice leader and deputy chair of the firm’s global environmental practice. John counsels clients on litigation, enforcement, and transactional matters. He prosecutes and defends citizen suits, Superfund and RCRA disputes, Clean Water and Air Act litigation, state law actions, and natural resource damage claims. He represents clients in commercial litigation, products liability, toxic tort, and government contract claims. John frequently provides counsel on US federal and state regulatory matters and investigations.
About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
At Morgan Lewis, we partner with clients to understand their needs and craft powerful solutions for them. Our firm encompasses more than 2,200 legal professionals, including lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists, working together across 30 offices in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. In today’s global economy, litigation, government investigations, and multidimensional corporate challenges often play out on the world stage. Clients turn to Morgan Lewis when their vital interests are at stake, looking to our team’s trial capabilities, legal and business sophistication, broad scope of litigation services, and ability to help find solutions to complex challenges. With experience in most jurisdictions worldwide and a rare combination of trial capacity and practical insight, we frequently serve as trial, strategic, permitting, and coordinating counsel in large, complex matters. Our skill set and experience across industries and jurisdictions give us a unique ability to address clients’ legal and business concerns, distinguishing Morgan Lewis from other law firms.
Our Environmental, Counseling, and Litigation team delivers customized counseling on environmental permitting, compliance, risk avoidance, and crisis management, as well as on transactional and litigation matters. As one of the first environmental practices established at a major law firm, we have a powerful historical perspective on evolving public and legislative policy, coupled with experience across industries. Our clients include those in the manufacturing, chemicals, energy, transportation, real estate, and retail sectors. We focus on preventing problems to protect our clients’ bottom line.
A year ago, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) was passed into law to amend and overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The amendments have authorized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reevaluate its existing chemical substances inventory on a specific timeframe through the proposed Inventory Rule. The Inventory Rule requires manufacturers and importers to report and submit electronically to the EPA the chemicals manufactured and processed in the past 10 years. This is to identify “active” or “inactive” chemicals and for the EPA to strengthen their focus on the regulatory scrutiny of existing chemicals.
In this live webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders, professionals and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as the new amendments in TSCA’s Inventory Rule. Speakers will go beyond the basics and provide the best strategies and practical tips to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
– The Amended Inventory Rule: An Overview
– Scope, Limitations and Opportunities
– Regulatory Exemptions and Requirements
– Potential Implications
– Trends, Developments and Recent Issues
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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