The Proposed Changes to FRCP 23: Important Developments

June 21, 2016

Session Six
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00pm EST

This webinar is timed to a key step in amending FRCP 23. After a two year exhaustive review, the Rule 23 Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules has presented its proposed amendments to the Civil Rules Advisory Committee for review and ultimately submission for public hearings and comments that could begin as soon as August.  This webinar explains the recommended changes; describes the imminent actions in the amendment process; and emphasizes the importance of participating in the hearings and comment process.  The proposed amendments will encompass major topics affecting complex class action practice,  including settlement approval criteria; settlement class certification; dealing with objectors to help avert abuses; and modernized means of notice.

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These are complimentary webinars for litigators and litigation managers and CLE accreditation is anticipated for California, Illinois and Texas. Assistance with other jurisdictions is available.

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The Dykema Products, Class Actions and Professional Liability Practice Group operates the Dykema Litigation Institute: Continuing Legal Education Webcast Series featuring a variety of thought leaders. The speakers will share their knowledge and experience in a series of one-hour LIVE webcasts, and will also be available to answer your questions during the Q&A segment of each session. Please feel free to join us for as few or as many sessions as you like.

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July 19, 2016

Developments In The Law:  The Supreme Court’s New Decisions And Their Impact On Civil Litigation

The United States Supreme Court is expected to issue opinions this term that every civil litigator needs to know about, especially any lawyer involved in class action and international civil litigation practice. The webinar will cover the Spokeo case and other major decisions this term, as well as the effects of Justice Scalia's death on the Court's decisions. We will also discuss the important cases in the pipeline for next year.