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Recent Developments in Class Actions, Consumer Protection Suits, and Arbitration Agreements

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I. Particular Popular Subject Areas of Interest A. Privacy class actions 1. Growing challenges to data security 2. Had been frequently dismissed for lack of standing or compensable injury, but…

Ratcheting up Standards: Improving Performance Without Busting the Litigation Budget

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I. Introduction A. From the standpoint of the manufacturer or franchisor, an independently owned outlet—whether it is a dealership, a distributorship, or a franchise—is typically most effective when the outlet…

The Ins and Outs of the Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel

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I. Source of the Privilege A. Common Law: 1. “The attorney-client privilege is the oldest of the privileges for confidential communications known to the common law.” Upjohn Co. v. United…

Recent Developments in Class Actions, Consumer Protection Suits, and Arbitration Agreements

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I. Overview and Trends A. Class action filings in state and federal courts have risen from 10,240 filings in 2014 to 13,488 filings in 2016, and are projected to climb…

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