NewsFeed - Foley's Quarterly Web Conference Series (January 2013)

31 January 2013 Web Conference Past Event

Location

Web Conference

Contact Information

Zulaikha Rahim
zrahim@foley.com

Agenda

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central

Program Duration - One Hour

Please join us for the next session of Foley's NewsFeed Web conference, which will provide an update on legal issues of concern to the food and agricultural industries, including antitrust and competition enforcement in the United States and overseas, compliance with franchise and dealer laws, recent proposed food safety rules by the FDA, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Web conference attendees will come away with a better understanding of the following:

  • Antitrust Update: A review and forecast of current competition issues in the food and agriculture sectors
    • Overview of U.S. and global antitrust enforcement
    • Review of mergers and private litigation in the food and agriculture sectors, including highlights from 2012 and issues to watch in 2013
  • To Market, To Market: Legal Issues Raised By the Sale of Food Products Through Independent Distributors, Licensees, and Franchisees
    • Structuring the Relationship: Alternative Distribution Models
    • Maintaining the Relationship: Exclusivity, Pricing, and “Best Efforts” Do’s and Don’t’s
    • Ending the Relationship: Compliance With Franchise and Dealership Laws
  • FDA Announcement of Two Proposed Rules Implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act
    • Overview of the Proposed Rules
    • Who is Affected and Exempted
    • Timing for Implementation
    • How to Submit Comments
    • Additional Rules on the Horizon
  • FCPA Risk Update
    • Overview of FCPA
    • Proactive Compliance Recommendations

Speakers

  • Michael D. Flanagan, Partner, Co-Chair, Food & Beverage Industry Team
  • Nathan A. Beaver, Partner, FDA Regulatory Practice
  • H. Holden Brooks, Senior Counsel, Antitrust Practice
  • Lisa M. Noller, Partner, Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice
  • Michael J. Lockerby, Partner, Co-Chair, Distribution & Franchise Practice

For additional information, please contact Zulaikha Rahim at zrahim@foley.com.

CLE credits will be applied for in all applicable states. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of one General credit. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Please note that participants must log in to both the teleconference and LiveMeeting portions on the date of the event; credit may not be obtained by viewing and/or listening to a program recording after the event.

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NewsFeed - Foley's Quarterly Web Conference Series (January 2013)

Location

Web Conference

Contact Information

Zulaikha Rahim
zrahim@foley.com

Agenda

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central

Program Duration - One Hour