Latest From Skadden

  • Significant Rulings Expected for Ongoing Mass Tort, Consumer Class Action Issues
    Skadden's 2019 Insights
    John H. Beisner, Jessica D. Miller, Kara E. Cheever, Donald R. Munson, Jordan M. Schwartz

    Significant developments are expected in 2019 on issues that have been percolating in the mass tort and class action litigation arena for several years, including arbitration, cy pres, preemption and personal jurisdiction. Litigation reform efforts, however, may stall out in the newly elected Congress.

  • Drafting International Dispute Resolution Clauses
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Gregory A. Litt

    On December 5, 2018, Skadden hosted the webinar “Drafting International Dispute Resolution Clauses.” Topics included the importance of dispute resolution clauses, choosing between litigation and arbitration, drafting arbitration clauses, multiple-party and multiple-agreement transactions, and the intersection between arbitration and courts.

  • DOJ Policies Aim to Reduce Enforcement Burden on Cooperating Entities
    Skadden's 2019 Insights
    Jocelyn E. Strauber, Micah F. Fergenson

    The DOJ’s policies in 2018 represented a deliberate change in tone and a growing sensitivity to the burdens companies face under investigation. But because the DOJ remains committed to individual prosecutions, companies can expect the department to continue to seek their assistance in investigating the conduct of culpable employees.