David Kaplan, Executive Director & Vice Chairman, Berkeley Research Group LLC to Speak at TKG’s A Comprehensive Guide on Antitrust Class Certification

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David Kaplan, Partner, Executive Director & Vice Chairman , Berkeley Research Group LLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “A Comprehensive Guide on Antitrust Class Certification: Hot Buttons Explored.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 09, 2020 - This event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.

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    About David Kaplan
    David Kaplan is an executive director, vice chairman, and member of the Board of Managers at Berkeley Research Group. He specializes in antitrust economics (including matters related to claimed price fixing and monopolization by way of example), damage assessment in antitrust matters and in intellectual property matters (including those involving patents and trade secrets, among others), and the analysis of damage issues related to general commercial litigation (including issues related to valuation). He is experienced in analyzing economic issues in matters involving possible class certification, having submitted expert reports in over twenty such matters (including over fifteen related to antitrust issues). Mr. Kaplan has testified as an economic expert in federal and state courts (including more than five hearings related to possible class certification), before arbitration panels, and before regulatory agencies. He also has testified before Congress on antitrust and competitive policy issues.

    About Berkeley Research Group LLC
    Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG) is a global consulting firm that helps leading organizations advance in three key areas: disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and performance improvement and advisory. Headquartered in California with offices around the world, we are an integrated group of experts, industry leaders, academics, data scientists, and professionals working beyond borders and disciplines. We harness our collective expertise to deliver the inspired insights and practical strategies our clients need to stay ahead of what's next.

    We have in-depth experience across a wide range of industries and markets, from construction and energy to technology and healthcare. No matter what sector your business is in, we have experienced professionals who understand the challenges you face—making us better equipped to help solve them.

    The idea of Intelligence that works—delivering great ideas, ensuring that our recommendations are practically executable, and helping clients advance—drives all that we do, from the way we work with our clients to the way we operate internally.

    Class certification in antitrust litigation is becoming extremely challenging for plaintiffs and defendants alike. The unexpected shift in court proceedings brought by COVID-19 also added to the existing complexity of this lawsuit, emphasizing the need to be more non-complacent and always be on guard of changes.

    To successfully address the arising challenges and risks, businesses and their legal counsel should be well-informed of the best compliance strategies and appropriate standards on each class certification analysis, especially when applied to antitrust injuries and damages.

    Join antitrust experts Rainer Schwabe (Cornerstone Research) and David Kaplan (Berkeley Research Group, LLC) as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of antitrust class certification. Speakers will delve into an in-depth analysis of the most notable antitrust cases and court decisions. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these proceedings in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.

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