Legal Issues Council


In-house counsel from supplier member companies discuss business-critical legal issues, such as product liability, industry terms and conditions, directed buys and intellectual property protection. Members of the council weigh in on the ongoing analysis of OEM terms and conditions, and discuss topics from other councils from a legal perspective.


Recent Areas of Focus

  • OEM Terms and Conditions
  • GM Warranty Sharing Agreement
  • Customs Compliance
  • NHTSA Reauthorization
  • Legal Department Management Best Practices

Council membership is available to the legal executives of OESA supplier member companies. Cost of membership is $1,000 per year.  


2019 Meeting Dates

  • January 22
  • April 16
  • July 9
  • October 8

2020 Meeting Dates

  • January 22
  • April 28
  • July 21
  • October 13


The Legal Issues Council is facilitated by Steve Horaney, Vice President, Membership and Sales, OESA.

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