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Significant Trends and Developments in Class Action Litigation: Implications to the Year Ahead

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 05/07/2019 2:00 pm 05/07/2019 5:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Significant Trends and Developments in Class Action Litigation: Implications to the Year Ahead The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=33411\r\n Over the years, the evolving landscape of class action litigation has posed challenges among employers and related practitioners as updates and trends continue to emerge. Because of this, companies and organizations should always keep themselves abreast with the developments and latest trends in class action litigation. This also intensifies their protection against potential risks that often lead to costly penalties. \n \nOur panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest significant issues surrounding class action litigation. This LIVE Webcast aims to teach you what more there is to know about class action litigation and its implications in 2019 and beyond. \n \nThis LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions: \n \n \n Notable Class Action Lawsuits and Settlements in 2018 \n Litigation Strategies and Practical Tips \n Ascertainability Requirement in Class Certification as Aid for Class Action Litigation \n Legal Issues, Trends and Updates \n Recent Court Decisions \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/significant-trends-and-developments/

Online CLE Class Action

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Class Action Webinar. Over the years, the evolving landscape of class action litigation has posed challenges among employers and related practitioners as updates and trends continue to emerge. Because of this, companies and organizations should always keep themselves abreast with the developments and latest trends in class action litigation. This also intensifies their protection against potential risks that often lead to costly penalties.

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest significant issues surrounding class action litigation. This LIVE Webcast aims to teach you what more there is to know about class action litigation and its implications in 2019 and beyond.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • Notable Class Action Lawsuits and Settlements in 2018
  • Litigation Strategies and Practical Tips
  • Ascertainability Requirement in Class Certification as Aid for Class Action Litigation
  • Legal Issues, Trends and Updates
  • Recent Court Decisions
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Class Action Lawyers
  • Class Action Litigators
  • In-house Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Top Level Management
  • Private Companies
  • Legal Consultants
  • Legal Executives
  • Other interested/related Professionals and Organizations

Faculty

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Keara M. Gordon
Partner, Co-Chair, Class Action Litigation Practice Group
DLA Piper
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Dr. Vinita Juneja
Managing Director and Chair, Global White Collar, Investigations & Enforcement Practice
NERA Economic Consulting
Online CLE Class Action
David M. McMillan
Attorney
Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Online CLE Class Action

SEGMENT 1:
Keara M. Gordon, Partner, Co-Chair, Class Action Litigation Practice Group
DLA Piper
  • The rise of global class actions
  • Spokeo standing – current developments
  • In re Asacol Antitrust Litigation and uninjured class members
  • China Agritech - equitable tolling under American Pipe
  • Personal jurisdiction after Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Lambert v. Nutraceutical Corp – no equitable tolling for 23(f) petitions.

SEGMENT 2:
Dr. Vinita Juneja, Managing Director and Chair, Global White Collar, Investigations & Enforcement Practice
NERA Economic Consulting

SEGMENT 3:
David M. McMillan, Attorney
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Rule 23 Amendments: Impact on Pre-Certification Discovery Strategies

  • Overview of class action settlement approval process prior to amendments
  • Typical scenarios and strategies for pre-certification discovery
  • Overview of key changes to class action settlement approval process
  • mpact of amendments on pre-certification discovery strategies and tactics 

Online CLE Class Action

Online CLE Class Action

Keara M. GordonPartner, Co-Chair, Class Action Litigation Practice GroupDLA Piper

Online CLE Class Action

Dr. Vinita JunejaManaging Director and Chair, Global White Collar, Investigations & Enforcement PracticeNERA Economic Consulting

Vinita Juneja is a Managing Director and Chair of NERA Economic Consulting’s White Collar, Investigations and Enforcement Practice and was formerly Chair of NERA’s Securities and Finance Practice. She directs matters involving securities, finance, and valuation disputes, and also matters involving regulatory investigations. She has worked on over 1000 class action suits analyzing  involving damages, materiality, causation and settlement value and class certification related issues.

Dr. Juneja has testified and submitted testimony in US federal district and state court proceedings; Canadian court; Israeli district court; and in arbitrations in the USA, Canada, Singapore, and the UK.  Dr. Juneja has an Honors BA in economics from the University of Western Ontario (now known as Western University) and an MA and PhD in economics from Harvard University.

 

Online CLE Class Action

David M. McMillanAttorneyBaker & Hostetler LLP

David McMillan is a litigation attorney at BakerHostetler. His practice centers on class action defense, data breach litigation, bankruptcy and other types of general commercial litigation.  Representing clients across a range of industries including technology, health care, hospitality and retail, David helps companies navigate the constantly-evolving realm of class action defense, working to develop and pursue legal strategies aimed at mitigating potentially devastating exposure. He is also part of a team representing the Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) under the Securities Investor Protection Act, advancing the global effort to trace and recover assets for Madoff's defrauded customers with allowed claims.

David holds a B.A. from Cornell University (2004) and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law (2009).

Online CLE Class Action

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge in class action litigation

Course Code:
   147452

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Skills

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

 

Website: http://www.nera.com/

Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world to address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With five core national practice groups – Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax – the firm has more than 940 lawyers located in 14 offices coast to coast. BakerHostetler is widely regarded as having one of the country’s top 10 tax practices, a nationally recognized litigation practice, an award-winning data privacy practice and an industry-leading business practice. The firm is also recognized internationally for its groundbreaking work recovering more than $12 billion in the Madoff Recovery Initiative, representing the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Visit bakerlaw.com.

Website: http://www.bakerlaw.com/

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