Class Action Trends and Strategies 

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Time 1:00 - 2:15 pm ET

This program is approved for 1.0 New York professional practice credit.  CLE credit is pending in CA, VA, TX and IL.

  

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Class action litigation creates an area of potentially large exposure for many companies.  To effectively manage this risk, counsel and companies must understand the requirements unique to this type of litigation as well as the recently evolving legal landscape.

Join Practical Law and John H. Beisner, the leader of the Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, for a free 75-minute webinar that will address the current state of class actions, with a focus on practical strategies for in-house and outside counsel facing these lawsuits, including:

  • The latest developments in class action certification law.
  • Recent issues related to removal under the Class Action Fairness Act.
  • Trends in appellate review of class certification rulings.
  • Settlement strategy.

A short Q&A will follow.

Following the webinar, you will receive a link via e-mail to these Practical Law resources:  

Presenters:

John H. Beisner, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Sarah Heckman Yardeni, Editor, Practical Law Litigation (Moderator)

 

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