Dr. Ignacio Franceschelli, Senior Consultant, NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING to speak at The Knowledge Group’s LIVE Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dr. Ignacio Franceschelli, Senior Consultant, NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING will speak at a webcast entitled: “Effective Use of Statistical Sampling in Class Action Litigation: Defense Strategies in 2018.” This webcast is scheduled on July 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET). End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) July 13, 2018 - Event Summary:
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo (2016) has created a significant landmark on the use of representative evidence in the form of statistical sampling in support of a class certification. With the increasingly complex wage and hour litigation landscape, attempts to use statistical evidence as proof of prima facie case under FLSA have become more common.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will discuss the fundamentals and most significant aspects of using statistical sampling in class action litigation. Speakers will identify strategic approaches and provide a comprehensive review of statistical sampling techniques to leverage the effectivity of statistical evidence. They will also present practical tips and strategies to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.

    Key topics include:

    - Statistical Sampling Framework and Legal Landscape
    - The Use of Statistical Sampling in Class Action Litigation
    - Challenges and Legal Obligations
    - Scope and Considerations
    - Recent Court Decisions
    - Trends, Updates and What Lies Ahead

    About Dr. Ignacio Franceschelli

    Dr. Franceschelli is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Securities and Finance Practice. He specializes in the analysis of complex securities including mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations.

    Since joining NERA he has provided support to expert testimony related to the credit crisis and the resultant litigation. He has managed projects involving RMBS litigation and his work comprises the analysis of securitized mortgage loans including sampling design and mortgage default and loss severity econometric models to estimate future collateral losses. He has also analyzed the factors that influence loan pricing in projects concerning mortgage discrimination claims.

    About NERA Economic Consulting
    NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.

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