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

    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.

  • Securities Class Action Filings Show No Signs of Abating
    Skadden's 2019 Insights
    Jay B. Kasner, Scott D. Musoff, Susan L. Saltzstein
    In addition to a significant number of securities litigation cases brought by those objecting to mergers, filings in 2018 included a large number of more traditional stock-drop cases. We expect this trend to continue, particularly if the volatility in the markets extends into 2019.