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Supreme Court Update: ERISA & Class Actions

ABA JOINT COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE BENEFITS  • DATE: July 19, 2011
SPONSORS: The Sections of Business Law; Health Law; Labor and Employment Law; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law; Taxation; Tort Trial and Insurance Practice; and the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

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A 90-minute TeleConference
TUESDAY, July 19 , 2011

1:00-2:30 pm ET / 12:00-1:30 pm CT / 11:00 am-12:30 pm MT / 10:00 am-11:30 am PT

Moderator: Mary Ellen Signorille , AARP Foundation Litigation, Washington, DC

Panelists: Robert Rachal, Proskauer, New Orleans, LA and Teresa Renaker, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, PC, Oakland, CA

Supreme Court decisions in Cigna v. Amara, AT&T v. Concepcion, Dukes v. Wal-mart, U.S. v. Jicarilla Apache Nation and others may change the strategy of bringing and defending ERISA class action litigation. The panel will discuss the following:

  • Amara’s Impact on Class Actions and Remedies
    • What are equitable remedies post-Amara?
    • When is money available post-Amara?
    • How does Amara impact disclosure-based class actions?
  • What Forms of Equitable Relief Potentially Support Class Certification?
  • Dukes, Concepcion, Halliburton: Their Impact on ERISA Class Actions
  • Jicarilla: Does it Change the Analysis of ERISA''s Fiduciary Exception?

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