BLOOMBERG BNA WEBINAR EVENT: Class Action Litigation Developments in 2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
As recent U.S. Supreme Court and circuit court cases demonstrate, class action lawsuits remain an important part of today’s complex litigation practice. As they track this year’s top cases, the faculty for this program will focus on recent changes in class action law and provide objective analysis of the decisions and the reasoning behind them. This program provides the basic information you need to stay current in class action litigation, regardless of your practice area or whether your focus is on plaintiff or defense work.
The program will include discussions of prominent cases such as American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter, Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles,Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Mississippi v. AU Optronics Corp., Glazer v. Whirlpool Corp., and more.
- Understand the effects of the Supreme Court’s recent class action rulings.
- Learn developments in the requirements for class certification and the role of experts and proof at the class certification stage.
- Find out about developments in the interpretation of the Class Action Fairness Act.
- Discover the evolving role of arbitrators and exclusive forum provisions.
Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Trial counsel, both plaintiff and defense; in-house counsel and corporate attorneys; law students.
Program Level: Basic
Credit Available:This program’s CLE-credit eligibility varies by state.