Legislation, Regulation, Enforcement Workshop


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January 21, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Prior to SAE International Government Industry Meeting and The Washington Auto Show

For international auto manufacturers and suppliers seeking to enter the U.S. market, this one-day event offers an overview of America’s lawmaking and regulatory process, and a chance to meet and learn from subject matter experts.

Topics will include:

  • The American system of lawmaking and government regulations
  • Overview of Federal and state laws that apply to motor vehicles
  • Recalls, fines, stop sales and how to avoid them
  • The NHTSA Compliance Assistance Program
  • Communicating with legislators, regulators, and enforcement officials
  • State franchise dealership laws
  • American customer service best practices for manufacturers
  • The roles of various state and national regulatory authorities

Speakers include:

  • Catherine Boland, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Michael Charapp, Partner, Charapp & Weiss Law Firm
  • Doug Greenhaus, Chief Regulatory Counsel, National Auto Dealers Association
  • William Gouse, Federal Program Director, SAE International
  • Julie Kang, Investigator, U.S. NTSB
  • George Reagle, Former Senior Official, FHWA, NTSB, NHTSA
  • Dan Smith, Senior Counsel, Regulatory, Waymo

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