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Eric A. Rubel, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond Live Webcast


New York, NY, August 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Eric A. Rubel, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for September 29, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/legal-series-product-liability-for-2014-and-beyond-live-webcast/.

About Eric Rubel

Eric Rubel is co-chair of Arnold & Porter’s product liability litigation practice group. Eric served as General Counsel to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). His practice focuses on product safety matters and related litigation. Eric has extensive experience in helping companies assess their compliance with CPSC regulations, developing effective recalls in the US and as part of coordinated global corrective action plans, and defending CPSC investigations for alleged late reporting and other enforcement actions. He also helps manage and coordinate the various litigation and regulatory matters that may arise out of product safety issues—including class actions, business disputes, and ongoing compliance with agency regulations. Eric writes and speaks frequently on product safety issues.

About Arnold & Porter LLP

Arnold & Porter LLP is an Am Law 100 international law firm providing counsel at the intersection of business, law and regulation. The firm’s attorneys practice in more than 30 distinct areas of the law. Arnold & Porter’s global reach, experience, and deep knowledge allows the firm to work across geographic, cultural, technological, and ideological borders, serving clients whose business needs require US, EU, or cross-border regulatory, litigation, and transactional services. The firm’s practice includes proactive compliance counseling, anticipating litigation, mitigating potential liability for criminal and civil actions by federal and state and authorities, and litigating at the trial, appellate, and Supreme Court levels. In the product liability area, the firm has extensive experience addressing sophisticated scientific, regulatory, and technical issues, and in litigating and trying individual personal injury claims and class actions. The firm is Chambers ranked in product liability and 38 other practice areas for 2014.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on product liability for 2014 and beyond.

Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:

- Product Liability Law: Current Trends and Hot Topics
- Significant Issues Relating to Preemption, The “Components Parts” Doctrine and Recall Rules
- Updates on Recent Litigation Cases (i.e. Medtronic Inc. v. Stengel et ux, Miller v. Eli Lilly & Co. et al., Cox v. Gruma Corp. et al. among other cases to be cited)
- Tools to Ensure Product Safety
- Effective Strategies in Dealing with Product Liability Claims
- Reducing product liability risks of Consumer Product Safety Commission reporting requirements

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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