This conference 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 such as Asim Bhansali. On the second day of the conference, Mr. Bhansali's panel will address "The Intersection of 17200 & Class Actions."
The conference will also include a discussion of the impact of AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion and Dukes vs. Wal-Mart as well as Hydrogen Peroxide and In re Tobacco II decisions, the trend towards "rigorous analysis' under Rule 23, Daubert challenges at the certification stage and other emerging topics.
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.