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Jenner & Block Partner Steven M. Siros will speak at the American Conference Institute’s 3rd National Forum on “Chemical Products Liability and Environmental Litigation,” to be held April 25-26 at the Doubletree Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Mr. Siros will speak at a session on Day 2 titled, “Regulatory Update: Protecting the Company and Mitigating Risk in the Battle between EPA, Congress, and the States to Regulate Chemicals,” and will cover the following topics: the review process and chemical classifications coming out of EPA’s IRIS, preparing for the effects of TSCA reform, the impact of California’s Proposition 65 labeling requirements,and operating under a precautionary standard of regulation similar to the EU’s REACH.
Mr. Siros focuses his practice primarily on environmental and toxic tort matters. He counsels corporation on complex CERCLA and RCRA matters and cases involving toxic tort and natural resource damages. He counsels policyholders in insurance coverage disputes relating to environmental issues, advises on regulatory compliance issues, and assists clients on a variety of climate change and sustainability issues. He also manages the environmental aspects of numerous real estate and corporate transactions and helps clients perform environmental compliance audits at facilities around the world.
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