Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and its consulting affiliate The Acta Group (Acta®) and consortia management affiliate B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) are pleased to offer you our Forecast 2021. In this document, rich with detail and helpful content, the legal, scientific, and regulatory professionals of B&C, Acta, and BCCM distill key trends in U.S. and global chemical law and policy, and provide our best informed judgment as to the shape of key developments we are likely to see in 2021. With a new Administration and dynamic new faces at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Council on Environmental Quality, and other key federal offices, 2021 will almost certainly be fascinating and consequential.
Our unique business platform and growing global team of highly skilled professionals are exceptionally well suited to offer this detailed 2021 Forecast. Our core business, about which each of us feels passionately, is the law, science, regulation, and policy of chemicals of all varieties — industrial, agricultural, intermediate, specialty, and biocidal, whether manufactured at the bulk or nano scale, or using conventional or innovative technologies, including nanotechnology, biotechnology, synthetic biology, or biobased technology. Our highly acclaimed team of scientists (six Ph.D.s), including toxicologists, chemists, exposure experts, and geneticists; regulatory and policy experts; and lawyers is deeply versed in chemical law, science, and policy. Our unique business platform seamlessly leverages and ensures the integration of law and science to achieve success at every level, and in all parts of the globe.