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Miller Canfield Attorney Participates in Web Seminar Focusing on "Understanding the TREAD Act"

March 21, 2003

On Tuesday, April 8, manufacturers can join a special, free web seminar dedicated to "Understanding the TREAD Act." Hosted from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. by, the online, video seminar will help manufacturers address early warning issues, and will emphasize compliance with the TREAD Act’s April 1 deadline – the start of sweeping new regulations that will require manufacturers to file quarterly reports with the U.S. government.

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. attorney, Brian S. Westenberg, will participate in the seminar and will discuss the U.S. Transportation Recall, Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act’s implications and consequences of non-compliance. The Act affects manufacturers in four major areas: tires, child passenger safety, rollover, and recalls, defects and non-compliances.

The web seminar will also answer participant questions, live, at the conclusion of the seminar. To register for the seminar, and to submit questions for the panel of experts, visit

According to Richard Walawender, leader of Miller Canfield’s Automotive Industry Group, the firm's expert TREAD team is busy helping automotive supplier clients prepare for impending reporting deadlines. To schedule a TREAD meeting or for more information, contact Walawender at or 313/496-7628.

The 300-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland. Visit