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ANSI Legal Issues Forum 2014

Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity Assessment Bodies to Avoid Legal Liability in Tort, Antitrust, and Other Areas of the Law
2014 Legal Issues Forum

October 22, 2014

9:00 am – 12:30 pm
FHI 360 Conference Center
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009


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ANSI Legal Issues Forum Overview

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Legal Issues Forum is held on an annual basis as part of World Standards Week. The event will focus on the potential claims that can be brought against standards developers and conformity assessment bodies, including tort liability, antitrust, and more. Our expert panelists will not only talk about the potential claims to watch out for, they will also share best practices and case studies covering significant, real-life legal action related to standards and conformance activities. For example, our keynote address will focus on a suit brought against Primus Labs in connection with its third-party audit of Jensen Farms, the source of a 2011 outbreak of listeria.


ANSI members and interested stakeholders including those from government, industry, business, consumer groups, and academia are encouraged to attend and share their perspectives, insights, and expertise.

Venue Information

FHI 360 Conference Center
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009


Contact Information

Elizabeth Neiman
American National Standards Institute
Tel: 1.212.642.4911
Fax: 1.212.398.0023

Part of the World Standards Week 2014 series of events
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