This panel of lawyers and insolvency professionals with bankruptcy expertise will lead a roundtable discussion regarding investigation of debtors and recovering assets to enhance the value of a bankruptcy estate.
During this session, we will discuss the status of investigations, enforcement, and litigation and whether or not legal departments have been seeing an uptick. Additionally, some of the discussion will focus on permanent changes to the investigations, enforcement, and litigation processes as a result of the pandemic.
Private antitrust class actions have been on the rise for many years. No matter which political party controls the reins of power, the DOJ and the FTC continue to investigate alleged collusive behavior between competitors in every industry -- and, as day follows night, private civil class action suits seeking treble damages (and attorneys' fees) for violations of the Sherman Act are sure to follow.
As the courts reopen and in-house counsel reevaluate their caseloads, we will take a look at what legal departments have been experiencing on the litigation front in terms of “old” as well as newly-brought cases.
During this discussion, a panel of experts will share their views on the difficult decisions that in-house, especially general counsel, face as they weigh the cons and pros of whether and when a dispute is better suited for public litigation or private arbitration. Additionally, they will provide tips on what factors, in their experience, tend to sway the decision-making process one way or another.
Managing the litigation and regulatory requests that large corporations face is not an easy task, but the experts in Microsoft and Duke Energy's legal departments are up to the task! Join us to learn how Microsoft and Duke Energy approach their eDiscovery obligations utilizing Advanced eDiscovery in Microsoft 365, including some tips and tricks they have learned along the way.