Peter Hess, Vice President, Analysis Group to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Peter Hess, Vice President, Analysis Group will speak at their webcast entitled: “Class Action and Complex Litigation in 2019: Effective Strategies and Best Practices.” This event is scheduled on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Peter Hess
    Dr. Hess specializes in the application of microeconomic theory and analytical methods in litigation, business, and policy contexts. He has assisted clients in all phases of the litigation process including pretrial discovery, exposure analyses, construction and evaluation of settlement proposals, quantification of damages, and the preparation of expert reports and testimony. He has consulted on intellectual property, class action, antitrust, securities, finance, valuation, false advertising, employment, environmental, policy, regulatory, commercial disputes, and general business matters. He has served as an expert on intellectual property, class certification, breach of contract, employment, damages, and valuation issues. Dr. Hess’s work has included estimation of reasonable royalties, lost profits, and commercial damages; evaluation of proposed methods of common proof for class certification; assessment of market definition, predatory pricing, and loss causation; analyses of internet traffic, commercial transaction, demographic, sales, accounting, investment, and insurance claims data; business valuation; portfolio performance simulation; forecasting; cost-benefit analysis; and policy evaluation. His experience spans the financial services, information technology, computer hardware and software, electronics, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care, consumer goods, and manufacturing industries as well as federal, state, and local issues. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Hess was a lecturer and postdoctoral fellow at University of California, Berkeley where he taught economics and worked closely with the California Department of Finance and the California Air Resources Board to model the fiscal and economic impacts of legislative and regulatory proposals.

    About Analysis Group
    Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 950 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.

    Event Synopsis:
    With the ever-evolving regulatory and compliance landscape, class action litigation remains to be one of the most crucial risks facing companies worldwide. To mitigate exposure to these risks, companies must be cognizant of practical ways to respond to recent changes and issues in various areas of the law.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the class action and complex litigation landscape. Speakers will also present effective litigation strategies and practices in light of the recent updates.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    • Class Action and Complex Litigation – Overview and Statistics
    • Emerging Issues and Recent Trends
    • Practical Strategies and Tips to Avoid Lawsuits
    • Recent Court Rulings
    • What Lies Ahead in 2019

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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