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What’s Cooking in Food Law: Regulatory, Compliance and Litigation Updates

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, August 08, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 08/08/2019 2:00 pm 08/08/2019 5:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: What’s Cooking in Food Law: Regulatory, Compliance and Litigation Updates The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=129832\r\n In response to the evolving global food system and to the consequences of foodborne illnesses, the U.S. Congress enacted the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). A significant number of bills related to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) FSMA - from labeling to mobile vendors to edible cannabis - were enacted by state legislatures in 2018. Along with the emerging legislative developments is the increasing number of lawsuits which impact the way food industry companies do their business. \n \nThe industry is facing significant risk now more than ever. Being in the know of the recent food legislation and litigation developments, is crucial in devising best compliance practices, thus, keeping pitfalls at bay. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and updates concerning food legislation. The panel will also offer the best compliance practices considering the notable cases and regulatory changes this 2019. \n \nSome of the major topics that will be covered in this course are: \n \n \n Food Law in the 2019 Landscape – An Overview \n Recent Trends and Developments \n Common Risk and Pitfalls \n Practical Tips and Strategies \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/whats-cooking-in-food-law/

Online CLE Food Law

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Food Law Webinar. In response to the evolving global food system and to the consequences of foodborne illnesses, the U.S. Congress enacted the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). A significant number of bills related to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) FSMA - from labeling to mobile vendors to edible cannabis - were enacted by state legislatures in 2018. Along with the emerging legislative developments is the increasing number of lawsuits which impact the way food industry companies do their business.

The industry is facing significant risk now more than ever. Being in the know of the recent food legislation and litigation developments, is crucial in devising best compliance practices, thus, keeping pitfalls at bay.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and updates concerning food legislation. The panel will also offer the best compliance practices considering the notable cases and regulatory changes this 2019.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Food Law in the 2019 Landscape – An Overview
  • Recent Trends and Developments
  • Common Risk and Pitfalls
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Food and Beverage Manufacturers/Retailers/Distributors
  • Food and Beverage Lawyers
  • Food Quality Assurance Managers
  • Food Technologists
  • Top Level Executives

Faculty

Online CLE Food Law
James M. Schurz
Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Online CLE Food Law

James M. Schurz, Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Online CLE Food Law

Online CLE Food Law

James M. SchurzPartnerMorrison & Foerster LLP

James Schurz represents clients in federal and state courts in the areas of consumer protection, advertising, product liability, environmental, and food law.

Mr. Schurz has broad experience representing manufacturers, retailers, and resource companies involving a diverse range of consumer products, technologies, and industries. His recent cases have involved fruit juice, coffee, soft drinks, dietary supplements, baby food, over-the-counter drugs, home electronics, and semiconductor chips. Mr. Schurz has served as trial counsel in class actions, MDL proceedings, jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. He has appeared extensively in courts throughout California, in particular, San Francisco Superior Court, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, and the California Courts of Appeal.

Mr. Schurz has advised and defended clients in actions related to Proposition 65 (California's unique toxics and labeling law) and California's consumer protection and unfair competition laws. He recently prevailed in Environmental Law Foundation v. Beech-Nut et al., the largest Prop. 65 food case to go to trial. He regularly handles litigation and trial of suits brought by private litigants and law enforcement officials for unfair business practices and false advertising claims against manufacturers and retailers.

Mr. Schurz has deep experience with many of the world's leading arbitration forums, including the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, and UNCITRAL. He has handled arbitrations involving intellectual property, distribution contracts, fuel contracts, joint ventures, and the development of infrastructure projects. He also has broad experience litigating the enforceability of arbitration clauses in federal and state courts. He is co-chair of the San Francisco Bar Association's Arbitration Committee and co-chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution's Advocacy Committee.

Online CLE Food Law

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge in food law

Course Code:
   148228

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across 17 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The firm is dedicated to providing our clients-which include some of the largest financial institutions, leading consumer product companies, Fortune 100 companies, technology, and life sciences companies-with legendary service. Clients rely on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. Our lawyers share high standards, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for helping our clients succeed. Our commitment to serving clients has resulted in enduring relationships and a record of high achievement. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.

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