2006 European Seminar

Overview of EU Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) & Potential Impacts on Manufacturer Liability

Produced by: CHWMEG, Inc. in Conjunction with CHWMEG's 2006 Annual Meeting
Supported by: European Environmental Law Association

Monday, April 24, 2006
Denver Marriott City Center Hotel
Denver, Colorado

Day Time (PDT) Topic Presenter Participants
Monday, April 24, 2006 7:30 - 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

CHWMEG Member Representatives & Other Invited Speakers & Guests

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome & Seminar Overview

CHWMEG, Inc. Chair

8:15 - 9:45 am Background and Overview of European Union's Environmental Liability Directive Mr. Andrew Waite, Esq.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
9:45 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 10:45 am Review and Impact on Environmental Liability Implementation Affecting Manufacturers: France Ms. Isabelle Laborde, Esq.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
10:45 - 11:15 am Review and Impact on Environmental Liability Implementation Affecting Manufacturers: Ireland Dr. Yvonne Scannell, Esq.
Arthur Cox Solicitors, Dublin
Professor of Environmental Law, Trinity College School of Law, Dublin
11:15 - 11:45 am Review and Impact on Environmental Liability Implementation Affecting Manufacturers: United Kingdom Mr. Andrew Waite, Esq.
Berwin Leighton Paisner

11:45 am -

12:15 pm

Review and Impact on Environmental Liability Implementation Affecting Manufacturers: Remaining EU Legacy Member Nations, and Recently-Joining (2004) Member Nations

Panelists

12:15 - 1:00 pm

Lunch Provided

1:00 - 2:30 pm EU ELD Analysis of Example European Waste Site: Abandoned or Ongoing Landfill Impacting the Environment Panelists

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 - 4:00 pm Analysis of the Van De Walle Case and Producer Liability Scenarios from the EU ELD Mr. Andrew Waite, Esq.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
4:00 - 4:30 pm

Exploring Possible Future Directions & Impacts of EU ELD Implementation

Panelists
4:30 - 4:45 pm Wrap Up & Adjourn CHWMEG, Inc. Chair
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception with Hors d'oeuvres