Sean Durkin, Vice President, Charles River Associates to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Event

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, LLC, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sean Durkin, Vice President, Charles River Associates will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Antitrust Class Certification: Recent Trends, Developments and Updates in 2019 LIVE Webcast” End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) July 23, 2019 - This event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

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    About Sean Durkin
    Sean Durkin is a Vice President in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates. He specializes in antitrust economics, damage analysis, econometrics, microeconomics, and international economics. Dr. Durkin has served as a testifying expert on damages, liability, and class certification in antitrust, patent, and unfair competition cases. He has testified in federal and state court and before the International Trade Commission. Dr. Durkin also has extensive consulting experience on both competitor and class action cases involving a wide range of antitrust issues, including collusion, bundling/tying, exclusive dealing, and predatory pricing, and he has consulted on a variety of merger cases for government agencies in the US and Canada and also for merging parties in both horizontal and vertical mergers.

    Dr. Durkin is a Lecturer at the Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago where he teaches a course on competition policy and previously taught at the University’s Booth School of Business. He also taught at Wayne State University.

    About Charles River Associates
    Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

    With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting services.

    Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

    Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices throughout the world.

    Event Synopsis:
    Over the years, the standards for class certification in antitrust cases that determine plaintiffs’ and defendants’ strategies, has continuously evolved. Recent decisions and court rulings has created far-reaching consequences and implications on the guidelines and provisions of granting or denying class certification motions.

    Thus, it is essential to be in the know of current and emerging state and federal antitrust class certification rules and provisions to obviate the likelihood of non-compliance hurdles.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments surrounding the Antitrust Class Certification landscape in 2019. Speakers will also offer helpful insights and strategies in coping and staying compliant with existing legal and regulatory trends.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Antitrust Class Certification: A 2019 Perspective
    • Legal and Regulatory Standpoint
    • Recent Trends, Developments, and Updates
    • Most Notable Court Rulings
    • Standards for Class Certification
    • Key Compliance Guidelines

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    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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