The agenda has been designed to provide you with strategic advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates, including advanced analysis on:

  • The Supreme Court Roundup: Gomez, Tyson Foods and Spokeo
  • Standards for Obtaining Class Certification, Commonality Requirements, and What the Future Holds
  • Ascertainability and Due Process Protections
  • Statistical Sampling: Latest on Using Statistical Techniques that Presume All Class Members Are Identical; Proving Liability; and Damage Models, Calculations and Theories Used in Class Cases
  • Getting Class Settlements Approved
  • Settlement Best Practices — Plaintiff and Defense Leverage to Settle; Strategies on When, Why, and How to Settle a Claim; Factoring Supreme Court Activity on Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Into the Equation
  • Appeals on Class Certification Under 23(f )
  • The Anatomy of Taking a Class Action to Trial
  • Ethical Grey Areas (Featuring Ethics Credit)