Litigation (CLE)

Commercial Litigation: Understanding and Calculating Lost Profit Damages

2022-11-14T20:10:50-05:00

Commercial litigation can be a complex and costly process. Stakes are often high especially when it comes to calculating lost profits. In the battle over lost profit damages, both sides must face the tough challenge of choosing which calculation methodologies, documentation, and expert evidence to use. Defendants will often try to push back, citing credible damages studies that often leave the opposition with little to no significant damages awards.

Securities & Capital Markets Litigation: Unlock New Opportunities and Clear Emerging Challenges

2022-10-27T21:29:02-04:00

The past year saw a significant increase in cases involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), cryptocurrencies, and COVID-19-related lawsuits. However, despite the steady rate of securities class action filings in 2022, several regulatory and market changes as well as upcoming court rulings are expected to alter the securities litigation landscape, bringing newer litigation and enforcement challenges.

Navigating the Trade Secret Litigation Landscape: The Way to a Dispute Resolution

2022-09-04T22:23:42-04:00

In today’s highly competitive work environment, trade secrets are the lifeblood of a business. As more and more companies move to hybrid and remote work structures, the risk of misappropriation magnifies. This underscores the need for businesses to level up their trade secret protection and create sophisticated confidentiality controls without stifling collaborative workspaces.

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation in 2022: Best Practices for Resolving Insurance Disputes

2022-09-21T23:51:28-04:00

The past months have seen a rise in new insurance coverage and bad faith filings. Notably, a significant number of claims filed at both federal and state courts were dismissed favoring insurers due to the lack of "direct physical loss or damage" to property. In the recent McNamara v. Government Employees Insurance decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed the Florida district court’s decision dismissing the bad faith claim. The Eleventh Circuit held that “consent judgment is the ‘functional equivalent’ of an excess judgment that permits the insured to proceed against the insurer for bad faith.”

ITC Litigation and Enforcement: Recent Legal Issues and Compliance Strategies Explored

2022-09-27T22:19:32-04:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in ITC Litigation and Enforcement: Exploring Trends, Legal Issues, and Compliance Strategies. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Construction Disputes: Strategies and Best Practices to Manage Complexities and Challenges

2022-09-29T01:53:38-04:00

Construction claims, which typically arise from disagreements, failed obligations, or violations on construction contracts, can be challenging and time-consuming. Failure to effectively manage and resolve such disputes can have a profound effect on a project’s lifecycle and deter good relationship between parties.

Class Action and Complex Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges

2022-09-29T04:48:11-04:00

With the evolving regulatory and compliance landscapes, class action litigation has significantly raised specific legal challenges and vulnerabilities to businesses across industries. In addition, although courts are generally adjusting the rules applicable to the concerns of class action lawsuits, several unsettled and divergent viewpoints can vastly cause critical issues and complications in this complex and multifaceted area of law.

Data Breach Class Action Litigation on the Rise: Winning Strategies

2022-09-30T01:51:28-04:00

Data breaches in the U.S. have shown no signs of slowing down in the last several years, neither have the wave of class action cases associated with these. Recent breaches include some of the largest companies such as LifeLabs, Yahoo, Equifax, and Google LLC. Such breaches, as well as the infringements incorporated with it, can impose tremendous burdens on banks and credit card companies that have to respond to a flood of fraud claims and canceled cards.

Appellate Litigation: What to Watch Out For in 2020 and Beyond

2022-10-03T02:46:36-04:00

Join litigation experts, Jemi Lucey (Greenbaum) and Alex Harris (Gibson Dunn), as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of appellate litigation. The speakers will present an engaging discussion of the current litigation trends and recent appellate rulings. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in light of the most notable and up-to-date cases.

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