William F. Tarantino, Partner, Morrison Foerster LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Consumer Products Safety Due Diligence in M&A Event

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William F. Tarantino, Partner, Morrison Foerster LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Consumer Products Safety Due Diligence in M&A: Practical Tips and Strategies Explored!”. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM ET. End Quote
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    About William F. Tarantino

    Drawing on his expertise in environmental health, Bill Tarantino’s practice focuses on environmental and consumer protection law, with an emphasis on consumer product safety, mass torts, and hazardous substances. Bill has argued motions in state and federal courts for a variety of complex litigation matters, including product liability and mass tort claims, California’s Unfair Competition Law actions, and environmental contamination disputes. He has successfully led clients through private mediations and arbitrations and has significant experience in California state and federal appellate courts. Bill also has broad experience in consumer class action and false advertising litigation, particularly with respect to claims of health or environmental benefits. Bill is an active contributor to MoFo’s Class Dismissed blog. Bill is recommended by Legal 500 US in the areas of product liability and mass tort defense and he is described as “an experienced counsel who is an excellent leader and has great knowledge of the law.”

    About Morrison Foerster LLP

    Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across 17 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The firm is dedicated to providing our clients-which include some of the largest financial institutions, leading consumer product companies, Fortune 100 companies, technology, and life sciences companies-with legendary service. Clients rely on us for innovative and business-minded solutions. Our lawyers share high standards, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for helping our clients succeed. Our commitment to serving clients has resulted in enduring relationships and a record of high achievement. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.

    Event Synopsis:

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in the consumer products space have considerably increased in recent years. Prime motives for this upward trend include geographical expansion, product innovation, and shareholder value improvement. Although M&A offers consumer product companies an efficient path towards business growth, the risk of acquiring product liability remains. Effective performance of products safety due diligence can significantly help in mitigating safety risks.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will help consumer products companies and their counsel understand the important aspects of Consumer Products Safety Due Diligence. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent M&A trends in the aforementioned industry. Speakers will also offer best practices in performing products safety due diligence, thus, minimizing liability risks.

    Key topics include:

     M&As in the Consumer Products Industry: Recent Statistics
     U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Enforcement Trends
     Products Safety Due Diligence in M&A
     Strategies in Mitigating Product Liability Risks and Pitfalls
     Best Practices

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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