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September 19, 2018

OESA and Warner to Present "Managing Compliance Risks in the Automotive Industry"

The law firm of Warner Norcross + Judd LLP and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association invite automotive supplier executives to a breakfast briefing on “Managing Compliance Risks in the Automotive Industry” to be held Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Warner attorneys will lead sessions focused on legal issues that stem from rapidly evolving compliance regulations potentially disrupting the automotive supply chain. The event, which will be held at the Michigan State University Management Education Center at 811 W. Square Lake Road in Troy, begins with registration, networking and a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.
OESA Vice President Steve Horaney joins Warner partners Thomas J. Manganello and Michael G. Brady, who co-chair the firm's Automotive Industry Group, to introduce the sessions designed to inform automotive suppliers on a host of new compliance rules and regulations. Warner partners will present on the following topics:
  • Norbert F. Kugele: U.S. Businesses and the GDPR - Ensuring Compliance with Your Data Processing Contracts and Vendor Management Processes
  • Homayune A. Ghaussi: Automotive Suppliers and Section 232 and 301 Tariffs - What Are Your Contractual Options and What Avenues are Available to Obtaining Exemptions?
  • Kurt M. Brauer and John V. Byl: Emerging Contaminants: Implications for the Auto Industry
  • Steven C. Kohl: Motor Vehicle Emissions: NHTSA and EPA have proposed modifying CAFÉ/GHG standards for cars and light trucks by 2021-2026 – What happens now? 
Program information and registration are available at or by contacting OESA at 248.952.6401.
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