The class action landscape has changed dramatically as Class Actions took center stage in the legal and business spotlight. AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion and Dukes vs. Wal-Mart are game changers. This program will cover the latest developments in the law of federal class actions and California class actions as well as procedural advice from leaders in the field. This timely conference will include a discussion of the impact of AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion and Dukes vs. Wal-Mart as well as Halliburton Co, changes to approaches to Rule 23 and other emerging topics.
This program is chaired by Angel Garganta - Arnold & Porter and Monique Olivier- Duckworth Peters Lebowitz Olivier. Speakers include Keker & Van Nest Partner Asim Bhansali, who will present "The Intersection of 17200 & Class Actions." Mr. Bhansali has extensive trial and litigation experience in antitrust, intellectual property, and complex commercial matters. His antitrust cases span a range of high-technology, financial, and life-science industries, and have included several of the largest private civil actions in U.S. history. Mr. Bhansali has defended clients in consumer class actions, including alleged violations of California unfair competition laws. His intellectual property cases have included patent and trade-secret actions in the pharmaceutical, computer-software, internet, and semiconductor industries.