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Monday, February 20 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Breakout Session # 1: The Year In Review - A Civil Penalty Overview In The Wake of Gree, Spectrum Brands and Zen Magnets

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Mark your calendar and attend this breakout session to explore important civil penalty developments.  Within the last year, we have seen many developments in the civil penalty world, including the Gree maximum civil penalty, the Spectrum Brands and Zen Magnets court opinions, and multiple statements from Commissioners.  In addition, as of January 1, 2017, the maximum civil penalty for a related series of knowing violations under the Consumer Product Safety Act became $16,025,000.  Get the latest information at this breakout session. 

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Sarah Carlson

Senior Managing Associate, Dentons US LLP
Sarah Carlson is a senior managing associate at Dentons, where she focuses on consumer products and advertising law.  Sarah is a member of ICPHSO and presented at the 2016 International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization Annual Meeting & Training Symposium (presentation titled - "Civil Penalties 2016 Spring Training – Know The Strike Zone and Avoid Compliance Misses").  She also serves on the ICPHSO Annual... Read More →

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Jennifer W. Feinberg

Senior Counsel, Office of Commissioner Robert Adler, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Jen Feinberg is Senior Counsel to Commissioner Robert Adler at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  In this role she serves as a strategic advisor to the Commissioner on all legal and policy matters before the Commission with a frequent focus on compliance, enforcement, and rulemaking activities. Jen first joined CPSC in 2010 as a Trial Attorney in the Office of General Counsel, Division of Compliance and served as Acting... Read More →
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Mike Gentine

Senior Counsel, Office of Commissioner Joseph P. Mohorovic, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Mike Gentine is Senior Counsel to Commissioner Joseph P. Mohorovic, a role he has been in since 2014. Mike serves Commissioner Mohorovic as both chief legal counsel and lead speechwriter, and he has spearheaded efforts in a number of policy areas, including regulatory reform, Commission adjudicatory practice, and burden reduction. Prior to joining Commissioner Mohorovic’s staff, Mike was an associate at Baltimore healthcare firm... Read More →
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Rachel Weintraub

Legislative Director and General Counsel, Consumer Federation of America (CFA)
Rachel Weintraub is the Legislative Director and General Counsel for Consumer Federation of America (CFA). Previously, she was the Director of Product Safety. Rachel has worked with Consumer Federation of America since 2002.  Her primary focus is advocacy on product safety issues.  Ms. Weintraub represents CFA on behalf of consumers before the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Congress, state legislatures, and within voluntary... Read More →

Monday February 20, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Grand Cypress D- I

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