Rely on Dentons' world-class experience and capabilities when it comes to matters involving chemicals, pesticides and product regulation. For decades, our team has represented clients in litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. In each area, we structure client services in light of a single, guiding principle: Our legal solutions must reflect a sound business perspective.
Handle Environmental Protection Agency proceedings confidently. Navigate complex regulations, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act and more. With Dentons as your legal team, your compliance and business goals will be met.
In matters of environmental litigation, we encourage practical, cost-minimizing approaches to dispute resolution. Environmental litigation requires a mix of statutory and regulatory knowledge, the ability to present complex regulatory and scientific issues to lay people, with procedural knowledge. Dentons brings these aspects together for excellent results.
Dentons’ lawyers guide clients through complex regulations affecting all stages of chemical manufacture and use. We regularly represent clients in EPA proceedings governing the limitation or ban on chemicals they may produce.
Our familiarity with issues in the chemicals, mining and mineral processing, oil and gas and general manufacturing sectors enables us to assist clients in interpreting a variety of federal regulations, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, EPCRA, FIFRA, hazardous waste regulations, RCRA and TSCA.
We regularly guide both buyers and sellers through the labyrinth of environmental regulations that affect mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the chemical industry. This process involves identifying liabilities through environmental audits, assessing those liabilities, performing environmental due diligence to ensure transfer of permits, and drafting and negotiating contract terms to address the allocation of risks and liabilities.
Dentons has been the leading authority in the field of pesticide regulation for over 30 years. During that time we have represented numerous individual and trade association clients in some of the most important pesticide cases and regulatory developments.
Dentons is at the forefront of the Proposition 65 defense bar in California. We represent a broad range of manufacturers, refiners, distributors and retailers, and have brought about some of the most significant developments in the law to date.
We have an active, national practice in product liability and toxic tort litigation. Our toxic tort work includes representation of manufacturers of a diverse range of products.
Dentons’ International Chemical Regulation team has close working relationships with personnel of the European Commission and member state authorities, and works in association with legal and technical experts in each of the member states.
In this episode we are discuss the issue of sustainability and biodiversity from the EU competition law perspective as the world is eventually waking up to the urgency of climate change and the preservation of life diversity.
The US Supreme Court recently announced a new standard for when an indirect discharge of pollutants to navigable waters requires a permit under the Clean Water Act. The standard announced by the Court will require further interpretation by EPA and the lower courts, and may create some uncertainty in the regulated community.
United States: The FDA and FTC have issued warning letters to businesses whose advertisements or labeling include claims that their products mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose or cure COVID-19 (coronavirus) without required FDA approval or authorization and are publishing a list of companies receiving the letters. The FDA is also actively monitoring the marketplace for products making COVID-19 claims and has asked the public to report websites making such claims. Here’s what you should know.
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