The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Statutory Damages in Class Litigation: Significant Issues for 2017 & Beyond LIVE Webcast

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) March 30, 2017 - It has scheduled a live webcast entitled: "Statutory Damages in Class Litigation: Significant Issues for 2017 & Beyond LIVE Webcast." This two-hour event is scheduled on April 06, 2017 @ 12:00pm - 12:00pm ET

    Event Summary:
    Typically, without regard to the actual harm suffered by a plaintiff, statutory damages are damages whose amount is set by law. While statutory damages give plaintiffs a procedural advantage, they have become a multiplier of liability for defendants. Class actions claiming statutory damages and brought under consumer protection statuses can result to persistent and troublesome threats for various businesses and can signify significant exposure to a huge range of cases. Consumer protection statutes can result to the prohibition of certain types of business conduct and enforcement of affirmative duties on the target businesses which frequently include disclosure requirements to consumers.

    Companies should keep themselves abreast of the various issues and developments concerning Statutory Damages in Class Litigation to be able to establish effective defense strategies and avoid potential risks and pitfalls.

    The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to discuss and analyze the various issues surrounding Statutory Damages in Class Litigation. The panel of speakers will also provide an in-depth discussion of the notable cases, developments, best strategies in handling the judicial remedy, and recent trends that parties in class litigation should watch out for in 2017 and beyond.

    Key topics include:
    Statutory Damages Actions - Recent Trends
    Implications to Plaintiffs and Defendants
    Proposed Remedial Legislation and Rule Amendments
    Notable Court Decisions in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins
    Post-Spokeo Judicial Analysis
    Effective Defense Strategies
    Judicial Outlook

    Speakers:
    David A. Coulson, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
    Barry Goheen, Partner, King & Spalding
    Michael P. Daly, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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