B&C News: REACH

March 12, 2018
Zameer Qureshi Presents “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members”
On February 22, 2018, Zameer Qureshi, Legal Consultant to The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU), presented “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members” at a National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) webinar.  This presentation covered an overview of the European Union’s (EU) chemical management regulation program, Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), including: REACH Definitions REACH Exemptions Obligation to Register and Special ... read more >
December 29, 2017
Chemicals Northwest Winter Elements Magazine Features Acta as Industry’s “One-Stop Solution” for Global or Local Chemical Regulatory Compliance
The Acta Group (Acta®) was featured in the Winter 2017 Elements Magazine, published quarterly by Chemicals Northwest as a “one-stop solution” for global or local chemical regulatory compliance, especially for companies preparing for the May 13, 2018 Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) deadline. Acta has frequently received recognition from clients and industry globally for our previous and ongoing demonstrations of excellence, most recently receiving the Supply Chains Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards, hosted at Crowne Plaza ... read more >
April 4, 2017
The Acta Group Wins “Supply Chains Award” at the 2017 Chemicals Northwest Awards
The Acta Group (Acta®), a global scientific and business consulting firm offering a full range of support services for the process of obtaining approvals to market industrial chemicals, biocides, and chemical products, with offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing, China, and Manchester, UK,  has been named winner of the Chemicals Northwest 2017 “Supply Chains Award.”  Chemicals Northwest Awards are presented in ten categories, all of which recognize excellence in the chemical and chemical service sector in the Northwest of England, the UK’s chemical industry ... read more >
June 2, 2016
Lynn L. Bergeson Presents “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” at the 2016 International Nanotoxicology Congress
On June 2, 2016, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” at the 2016 International Nanotoxicology Congress in Boston. Ms. Bergeson stated that there are many ongoing global initiatives involving diverse governance aspects of nanoscale materials and many countries continue to make progress in defining nanoscale materials, addressing related definitional challenges, developing suitable governance approaches to manage potential risks, and conducting testing while developing ... read more >
December 9, 2015
Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Focuses On Impact Of New Chemical Issues At Law Firms
The December 9, 2015, Daily Environment Report article “Evolving Chemical Issues Drive Change at Law Firms” included an interview with Lynn Bergeson and Heidi Lewis on how Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., has changed in the 10 years since REACH became law.  REACH became law in 2006 in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Since then, Bergeson & Campbell PC has seen “tremendous growth” said Heidi Brown Lewis, director of marketing for the firm. “We've more than doubled the size of our U.S. team, adding attorneys, scientists and ... read more >
June 28, 2015
U.S. vs. EU Chemical Regulation:  Harmony and Conflict between TSCA and REACH
The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources' Young Lawyers Division presented a fascinating webinar on June 23, 2015, on the key areas of alignment and non-alignment between the European Union's (EU) and the United States' approach to chemical management by exploring the EU's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  The webinar was moderated by Lynn L. Bergeson, managing partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and featured ... read more >
April 13, 2015
Stewardship 2015 Presents Vital Program for Product Stewardship Professionals
Lynn L. Bergeson Joins Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors Stewardship 2015, June 1-3, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah, is the only national conference dedicated to educating and equipping product stewards, industrial hygienists, environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals, and others involved in the day-to-day work of product stewardship. Stewardship 2015 is co-located with AIHce2015, the premiere conference and exposition for occupational and EHS professionals. Stewardship 2015 is presented by the Product Stewardship Society, a membership organization ... read more >
February 18, 2015
The Acta Group Shortlisted for Two Chemicals Northwest 2015 Awards
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. affiliate The Acta Group (Acta®), a global scientific and business consulting firm offering a full range of support services for the process of obtaining approvals to market industrial chemicals, biocides, and chemical products with offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing, China, and Manchester, UK, has been named to the shortlist of candidates for two Chemicals Northwest 2015 Awards: "Chemical Services Provider Award," and "Business Improvement Partner Award." The Chemicals Northwest Awards are presented in eleven categories, all of which recognize ... read more >
December 3, 2014
Experts from Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group Publish Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide to Chemical Management Programs
The attorneys, scientists, and regulatory professionals of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to have authored Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide to Chemical Management Programs, recently released by the American Bar Association. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of B&C and President of Acta, provided the guiding vision for this comprehensive desk reference book as editor and co-author. Reflecting on the work of her colleagues, and others, on this book, Ms. Bergeson stated: "The Global Chemical Control Handbook reflects ... read more >
November 7, 2014
Key Presentations, Video Clips, and Daily Reports from ChemCon The Americas 2014
New ABA book edited by Lynn L. Bergeson, Global Chemical Control Handbook, Announced at Conference ChemCon the Americas 2014 brought together an international audience of over 200 industry, regulatory, and policy leaders in Chicago, Illinois, October 27-31, 2014, to go in-depth on virtually every major chemical regulatory issue worldwide. Speakers included Mike Rasenberg of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Dr. Jeffrey Morris of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dan Bastien of Environment Canada, Qiang Liu of the Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS), ... read more >
October 14, 2014
Imminent Events of Note in Nanotechnology, Biobased Chemicals, California Safer Consumer Products, and Chemical Regulation Globally
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to be sponsors, presenters, and/or exhibitors at a select number of special events this Fall that will present focused education and guidance on key issues: WEBINAR -- Regulation of Nanotechnology: Practical Information for Industry, Researchers and Other Stakeholders, October 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EDT) This webinar, presented by the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), will feature James Alwood and Kenneth Moss of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ... read more >
October 17, 2013
Regulator Stresses REACH and California’s SCPR are Different
Lynn L. Bergeson was quoted in a Chemical Watch article on California’s new Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR): “Information generated by REACH analyses could help position entities ‘favourably to be aware of what their obligations are under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations, and perhaps position them better to meet those requirements,’ said Lynn Bergeson of Bergeson & Campbell, ... read more >
November 8, 2012
Lynn L. Bergeson Publishes Comment on Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers from the EU’s REACH Program
Lynn L. Bergeson of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. has published a response to the recent ELR report regarding lessons for the U.S. from the EU's REACH program. Among her recommendations are that U.S. lawmakers consider REACH from a practitioner's perspective rather than from an academic's to learn lessons relevant to U.S. chemicals management, and that lawmakers also consider Canada's Chemical Management Plan. "Comment on Regulating Industrial Chemicals: Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers from the European Union's REACH Program" appears in the November 2012 issue of ... read more >
June 20, 2012
EPA to Continue Outreach Efforts on NPDES Pesticide Permits, Official Says
Bloomberg BNA’s June 20, 2012, issue of the Daily Environment Report quotes John Thorne concerning the difficulties that would result if pesticide decisionmakers assume all waters are waters of the United ... read more >
June 11, 2012
European Union REACH Activities, Responsibilities, and Enforcement Webinar / June 27, 2012 10:00 a.m
The Acta Group, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s consulting affiliate, will convene a complimentary webinar on the ongoing responsibilities of registrants and authorities within the European Union (EU) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) legislation (EC 1907/2006) on June 27, 2012. The second major registration deadline of May 31, 2013, quickly approaches, and the regulatory responsibilities of commercial entities continue to expand. Similarly, enforcing authorities are enhancing their enforcement strategies and tools in preparation for ... read more >
June 1, 2011
Upcoming Webinar Will Focus on REACH Data Citation/Compensation Scheme
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that on June 23, 2011, Lynn L. Bergeson, Lisa R. Burchi, and Leslie S. MacDougall will participate in a webinar entitled "The Evolving REACH Data Citation/Compensation Scheme: What to Watch for and Why." The European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation is a complex chemical management regulation intended to replace approximately 40 previously existing legal instruments with a ... read more >
December 1, 2010
Nearly 3,400 Substances Pass “Momentous” REACH Deadline
The December 1, 2010, issue of Chemical Watch quotes Lynn L. Bergeson regarding issues faced by industry in meeting the November 30, 2010, deadline under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) ... read more >
November 22, 2010
LYNN L. BERGESON WILL SPEAK ON REACH AT THE CSPA INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will speak, Saturday, December 4, 2010, about Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation and the role of the European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) program at the Seventh Annual International Affairs Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Additional information is available online. Ms. Bergeson and other B&C, Acta, and Acta EU lawyer and non-lawyer ... read more >
May 20, 2010
Acta EU Will Participate in REACH Seminar
We are pleased to announce that Kevin N. Goulden and Leslie S. MacDougall of The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) will address technical and regulatory issues at the June 1, 2010, Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) seminar entitled "Outstanding Issues Before the 1st December 2010 Registration Deadline." The seminar, which will be held at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, in Brussels, Belgium, will address questions related to the December 1, 2010, registration deadline, on issues such as recent documents from the European Chemicals Agency/European ... read more >
November 19, 2009
Joseph E. Plamondon, Ph.D. Will Speak at REACH in Practice Conference in Cologne, Germany
We are pleased to announce that Joseph E. Plamondon, Ph.D., who works for both Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and The Acta Group, L.L.C., a B&C consulting affiliate, will be speaking at the Sixth International Fresenius Chemicals Policy Conference: REACH in Practice, on December 7-8, 2009, in Cologne, Germany. On December 8, 2009, Dr. Plamondon will provide an update on the current status of reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and address chemical nomenclature under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). More information ... read more >

 
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