August 30, 2023

Analyzing the EPA’s Proposal to List PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances, January 30, 2023, via webinar

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) presents “Analyzing the EPA’s Proposal to List PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances.” Last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This webinar will discuss what this designation will mean for products regulation...
August 30, 2023

Two Years Later: How Has the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Changed REACH and CLP Regulations?, January 17, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (EST), via webinar

This webinar will explore exactly how the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability is fundamentally reshaping the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and the Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) regulations in ways that are resetting the global stage in terms of identifying new hazard classes and New Approach Methodologies (NAM) for identifying them. Watch now....
August 30, 2023

Chemicals Management for Electronics, December 13-14, 2022, via webinar

Chemicals Management for Electronics, presented by Chemical Watch, is a two-day virtual conference offering the latest information and advice on chemicals management and restrictions in electronics.  Day one will focuse on regulatory updates and the latest on substances, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) while day two will cover e-waste and eco-design, followed by a look at the circular economy and batteries. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), will...
August 30, 2023

Articles Under TSCA, December 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EST, via webinar

When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused its attention on chemical substances and chemical mixtures, while largely exempting the regulation of chemicals in “articles,” generally meaning finished products or manufactured goods. EPA’s more recent announcement of its intent to regulate chemicals in articles to a much greater extent has caught many in the regulated industries off guard and reflects a significant...
August 30, 2023

Product Sustainability Summit USA 2022, November 15-16, 2022, Arlington, VA and via webinar

Chemical Watch presents “Product Sustainability Summit USA 2022,” with expert speakers exploring how business can benefit from a sustainable product strategy. The building blocks for a sustainable product strategy start with responsible sourcing and supply chain transparency. This then leads on to circular economies , including compliance with laws in chemicals in products that are being made circular. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), and Richard E. Engler,...
August 30, 2023

International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, October 30 – November 4, 2022, Miami, FL

The International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference is open to both members and non-members of the IBA, with lawyers from over 130 jurisdictions and all parts of the legal profession attending, including lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, human rights advocates, judges, bar leaders, regulators and government representatives. The IBA’s Agricultural Law Section, co-chaired by Lynn L. Bergeson, will present the Sustainability Focus session “Sustainable Investment In...
August 30, 2023

Food Safety Issues in the United States, October 26, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EDT, via webinar

The Acta Group (Acta®) affiliate Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present “Food Safety Issues in the United States.” Thomas J. Dunn and Karin F. Baron discussed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the incremental progress that the law has achieved in assuring food safety.  In addition, the webinar included a look at the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, a 2020 initiative meant to enhance FSMA, and improve food safety outcomes by leveraging...
August 30, 2023

Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues: A Business Imperative, October 11, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EDT), via webinar

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance is more than an aspiration, and realizing it in real time is not easy. A well-designed ESG strategy can achieve meaningful improvements in corporate performance and provide real value to stakeholders through specific commitments to corporate responsibility. Any such approach, however, must be measurable, transparent, and accountable. Join experts from FTI Consulting, Christine DiBartolo and Ken Ditzel, and Lynn L....
August 30, 2023

Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit USA, October 5-6, 2022, Washington D.C. and via webinar

Chemical Watch presents Regulatory Summit USA, focusing on the latest developments in global chemicals regulation, providing an in-depth focus on regulatory updates and practice from the US, Europe, Asia and around the world. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), will present....
August 30, 2023

Regulatory Summit Europe 2022, September 26-27, 2022, Brussels, Belgium and via webinar

Chemical Watch’s Regulatory Summit Europe brings together regulators, experts from industry and service providers to share their perspectives and understanding of European and global regulatory challenges. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®) will present “Updates on TSCA” on September 27. ...