Agenda

Agenda

Documenting and Seeking Solutions to Mass-Tort MDL Problems
Atlanta, GA
April 26-27, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

TIMESESSION
7:45 a – 8:30 aContinental Breakfast and Sign-In (Altitude Room – 27th Floor)
8:30 a – 8:45 aWelcoming Remarks
8:45 a – 10:15 aPANEL 1: Impact of Critical Transferee Judge Decisions Not Subject to Review or Appeal
10:15 a – 10:30 aBreak
10:30 a – 12:00 pPANEL 2: Inappropriately Filed Cases and Bundling of Filing Fees
12:00 p – 1:15 pLunch (TRACE Restaurant – 2nd Floor or Mezzanine Level)
1:15 p – 2:45 pPANEL 3: No Standards in Determining Optimum Number of PSC Members and Amounts of Common Benefit Fund
2:45 p – 3:00 pBreak
3:00 p – 4:30 pPANEL 4: No Control Over Client Cases by Non-Leadership Counsel and Concerns About PSC-Member Inventory Settlements
4:30 p – 5:45 pReception (TRACE Restaurant – 2nd Floor or Mezzanine Level)

 Friday, April 27, 2018

       TIMESESSION
7:45 a – 8:30 aContinental Breakfast (Altitude Room – 27th Floor)
8:30 a –10:00 aPANEL 5: Third-Party Financing and Impact of JPML Selection of Transferee Judge
10:00 a – 10:15 aBreak
10:15 a – 12:15 pPANEL 6: Transferee Judge’s Authority to Order Specific Procedures, e.g., Establish Common Benefit Fund, and Diversity in PSC Appointments
12:15 p – 12:30 pGrab-and-Go Snacks

 

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