Washington, D.C.—The unknowns of a new administration, prospects for DSHEA 2.0, the explosion of social media influencers, and a drive towards adopting sustainable and ethical business practices...Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) President and CEO Steve Mister listed these among the key reasons to attend the9th Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, produced in collaboration with the American Conference Institute (ACI).

CRN also announced the co-chairs for the event, which is taking place virtually June 8–10. Joining Mister as co-chairs: Scott Bass, Partner and Head, Global Life Sciences at Sidley Austin LLP; Christine Burdick-Bell, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Pharmavite LLC; and Tara Falsani, General Counsel, Vice President, and Secretary, Nature’s Way.

The conference will address how ever-changing industry regulations impact business decisions and how to develop long-term strategies for steering  companies through regulatory and legal challenges, according to a press release from CRN. The forum is attended by industry executives including in-house and outside counsel, regulatory compliance personnel, quality control specialists, and government relations professionals.

Among the topics on theagenda:
  • The Politics and Policy of Supplements Under the Biden Administration
  • How Mandatory Product Listings with FDA May be the Cornerstone for DSHEA 2.0
  • How the Drug Preclusion Provision can Interfere with the Approval and Marketing of Certain Ingredients – old and new
  • Navigating the Fine Line Between Structure/Function and Health Claims in the Pursuit of First Amendment Rights
  • The Future of Federal and State Enforcement and Consumer Protection in the Supplements Space
  • The Legal and Regulatory Implications of Inconsistent Retailer Third-Party Testing Programs and Quality Standards
  • Sustainability and Ethical Business Practices
“This year’s speaker roster is stacked with top experts from industry, government, and academia,” said Pharmavite’s Burdick-Bell in the release. “In addition to the main symposium, attendees have the opportunity to customize their learning experience through elective workshops.”

The forum also offers workshops. On day two the focus is a claims substantiation working group session that will give attendees a closer look at the use of influencers while balancing FTC guidance, consumer feedback, and emerging forms of social media. Day three looks at international legal and regulatory challenges and considerations, covering strategies that ensure cross-border commercial success, while complying with rules and regulations specific to individual countries.

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