The Latest Case Developments Affecting Your Class Action Strategy Teleseminar Agenda

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The Latest Case Developments Affecting Your Class Action Strategy Teleseminar Agenda 

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Evidentiary Issues with Class Certification
• A Full Daubert Analysis at the Class Certification Stage:  Overcoming the Defense’s Junk Science Argument in the Wake of Zurn Pex, Inc. v. Cox
• Defining the Class:  Includes discussion of Comcast v. Behrend and Ticketmaster v. Stearns
 Discussion of the decision in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds

Picking off the Class Rep or Mooting the Case:  Genesis Healthcare Corp v. Symczyk
• Defeating offers of judgment through the complaint or through early motions for certification
• What you need to say in a response to an offer of judgment
• Does Genesis apply to Rule 23 cases at all?

Expanding the Scope of Class Actions in Arbitration
• Who decides if a class action is appropriate in arbitration, the court or the arbitrator?
• What is the impact of Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter
• Discussion will touch on Stolt-Nielson v. Animal Feeds

How to Apply the Supreme Court Decisions to Your Practice
• How the outcomes will shape class action litigation
• The big picture:  Where is the Supreme Court going with class actions, and how can you work with its decisions?
• Discussion will touch on Wal-Mart v. Dukes, Comcast v. Bernard, and AT&T v. Concepcion

The Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee and Amendments to Rule 23

AAJ Legislative Update

Question and Answer Session


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