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SCHC WEBINAR: Introduction to Chemical Management in Latin America - Mexico
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
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SCHC Webinar

Introduction to Chemical Management in Latin America - Mexico

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$ 210 per participant - Members  
$ 300 per participant – Nonmembers
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET

This is an introduction to the regulatory framework of chemical management compliance in Mexico. The course is designed to provide an overview of the governing laws, regulations, including publications in the daily or national gazette.

Objectives of the course

Students will learn:

  • Country-specific laws and regulations for import/export of chemicals
  • Legal requirements and compliance for effective management of non-hazardous and hazardous/toxic chemicals throughout chemical life cycles
  • Restricted and Prohibited chemicals
  • Controlled substances and chemical precursor
  • Occupational outlook of the regulations governing hazardous substances and Environment, Health and Safety in the workplace (EH&S)


2:00 – 2:45     - Law Sources
                          - Import/Export of regulated or controlled materials
                          - Customs/Duty regulations and import permit and authorizations

2:45 – 3:30     - Restricted/Prohibited Substances and conditions of importation
                            and manufacturing use

                         - An overview of regulations applied to specific sectors

3:30 – 3:45     Break

3:45  5:00     - Effective chemical management compliance and penalties:
                           civil/criminal liability for non-compliance

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Leticia Cuevas

R. Leticia Cuevas is a Senior Partner and Executive Director at Specialists in International Law on Latin America and The Caribbean, S.C. (SILLAC).  Ms. Cuevas focuses on Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S), on occupational safety in International Labor Law, and conducts extensive research and analysis on compliance with the workplace health and safety regulations of over twenty-six Latin America and Caribbean jurisdictions. Ms. Cuevas has worked on compliance issues under regional trade agreements such as the earlier NAFTA (currently delivering reports under the USMCA), CAFTA, MERCOSUR, CARICOM, and the International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions and the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement procedures. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from American University – Washington College of Law, a first law degree (JD) from the University of the State of Morelos, Faculty of Law and Social Science; and a Bachelor of Science from Pace University, White Plains, New York campus. Ms. Cuevas is proficient in English and Spanish and translates legal texts from Portuguese and French into English and Spanish


Cancellation / Refund Policy

No cancellations will be accepted nor refunds provided after 1:00 p.m. (ET) on October 30, 2019 (1 hour prior to the start of the training). No one will be admitted unless all fees have been paid in advance.  Every effort has been made to ensure the information in the brochure is accurate. SCHC reserves the right to modify this training without prior notice or to cancel the course one day prior.  In the event this training is canceled, SCHC’s obligation is limited to a full refund of the registration fee.