The Latest Developments in Class Action Law

John H. Beisner Nina R. Rose Geoffrey M. Wyatt

On June 8, Skadden presented a webinar titled "The Latest Developments in Class Action Law," focusing on significant rulings and emerging trends in class action litigation. Topics included recent decisions from the Supreme Court, including Tyson Foods, Inc.; the future direction of the Court in the wake of Justice Antonin Scalia's death; class certification/motion to strike trend lines; developments with respect to ascertainability; the latest trends in no-injury/overbroad class actions; the future of issues classes; ongoing challenges posed by settlement rulings and the cy pres doctrine; and the Class Action Fairness Act, jurisdictional issues and the use of the mass action provision. Speakers included mass torts, insurance and consumer litigation partner John Beisner and counsel Nina Rose and Geoffrey Wyatt.