John Cruden Speaking at IBA Annual Conference

Beveridge & Diamond Principal John Cruden (Washington, DC) will present during the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), taking place in Seoul, South Korea from September 22-27, 2019. 

John will speak in a joint session of the Environment Health and Safety Committee, the Employment Law Committee, and the Criminal Law Committee on the subject of “Criminal Liability of Managers and Executives for Health and Safety Violations," on Monday, September 23, from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. KST. The session will consider a comparison of health and safety laws in different jurisdictions, including the personal obligations of company executives and a comparison of potential criminal penalties that may be imposed; the importance of investing upfront in health and safety management systems and appropriate training for executives to improve safety outcomes; and how corporations should respond to critical incidents.

For more information, and to register, please see the IBA website

Beveridge & Diamond’s Occupational Health & Safety practice group works alongside clients’ legal, EHS and technical teams, to help resolve critical enforcement, compliance, and regulatory issues relating to their facilities and operations.