International Class and Collective Actions Workshop

October 9, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT Bank of America, 50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020

Join us for an interactive workshop addressing the strategic issues posed by class and collective actions internationally – including in the US, the UK and the Netherlands - actions, in which plaintiffs/claimants frequently allege antitrust/competition violations, fraud and/or market manipulation.

Topics include:

  • A brief overview of the international class/collective action landscape
  • The triggers for class/collective actions in the relevant jurisdictions, and strategic issues concerning commencement, and possible early dismissal, of such actions
  • Dealing with parallel civil proceedings and government investigations, enforcement actions and prosecutions
  • Dealing with co-defendants
  • Class certification issues, including strategies for defeating certification in the US and (in cases pending before the CAT) the UK
  • Settlement-related issues

This activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.5 hours, all of which will apply to general credit. No hours will apply to legal ethics, to substance abuse/competence issues, or to recognition and elimination of bias credit. Hogan Lovells certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement.


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