The first complete panel for the 4th Annual Class Action Money & Ethics Conference will deal with trends in antitrust and price-fixing class actions and commercial litigation.
This panel will review the 2019 Antitrust Annual Report, published by Huntington Bank and the University of San Francisco Law School. The first of its kind, the Antitrust Annual Report analyzes private class action lawsuit settlements in the United States Federal Court System to better understand how class action litigation is changing and how those changes affect class action professionals.
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Although the class action is not perfect, Professor Fitzpatrick shows in several data-driven chapters that our system is working better than might be expected given all the criticism it endures.
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Distribution of class action funds is often as complex as the case. With awards "tailored" based on value, the intricate process of distributing funds created a niche market in the industry. Our experts will guide you through the latest class action distributions and the impacts on consumers and the marketplace.
Panelists include Robyn Griffin of The Huntington National Bank, Catherine van Kampen of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann, Jen Enck of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check and Victoria Waciura of Epiq.
As the oral arguments were underway for Apple v. Pepper, the question remained - do consumers have the right to sue anyone who provides goods and services when prices are set by third parties? Distributed smartness, where technology and innovation meet indirect purchasers is at the core of this discussion.
The panel features (left to right) Darryl Anderson of Norton Rose Fulbright, Mark Rifkin of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz, David Kaplan of Berkeley Research Group and Leah Nylen of MLex Market Insights.
What's new and different in class certification? We will discuss the significance of Rules 23(a) and (b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by examining the most pressing cases.
Panelists from left include Matthew DalSanto of Winston & Strawn, Nathaniel Ament-Stone of Robins Kaplan and Jeffrey Klenk of Berkeley Research Group.
TCPA was designed to do a number of things, including protecting consumers from telemarketers, pre-recorded calls and restricting telemarketers from calling those on the do-not-call registry. We will take a fresh look at this legislation that is nearly three decades old to determine next steps in a digital world.
Panelists from left include Peggy Daley of Berkeley Research Group, Marcos Sasso of Ballard Spahr and Matthew Loker of Kazerouni Law Group.
Is your firm prepared to engage in the often lengthy and complex aspects of class action financing? With stringent underwriting guidelines and long-term commitments for lawyers and firms, class action lawsuits are complex and often take years to wind their way through the courts. Hear from our experts, so you may decide the best course of action.
Panelists from left include Liz Lambert of Huntington National Bank, Christine Azar of Burford Capital, Marc Gross of Pomerantz, Brent Landau of Hausfeld and Daniel Chai of Berkeley Research Group.
The delicate and intricate relationship between employers, employees and unions continues to shift in today's workplace with the law constantly evolving. Free speech, rights of the individual and claims of age discrimination are ever present.
Panelists include Nina Huerta of Locke Lord, Sarah Schalman-Bergen of Berger Montague and Geoffrey Derrick of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Whether voluntary or mandatory, arbitration clauses have become standard in many agreements. Many consumers are not aware there are mandatory clauses in the fine print. There are advantages and disadvantages to both with both parties seeking the right balance in the event problems arise. We will explore the latest trends in arbitration clauses and provide updates on what you should consider before executing your next agreement.
Panelists include Michael Bootier of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney; Pravin Patel of Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Daniel Walker of Berger Montague; and Neal Marder of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Watch the whole panel discussion above.
Watch the Honorable Jed Rakoff from the Southern District of New York give the keynote speech during lunch at The 3rd Annual Class Action Money & Ethics Conference on May 6, 2019.
Judge Rakoff addresses the growing number of international class actions, which is moving at odds with a declining number of class actions in the United States.
Watch the full speech above or on YouTube at youtu.be/GzQ2G2a0Z7E.