Class Action & Mass Tort
TORONTO March 28, 2019 — Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today announced that Laura Bruneau, senior vice president, will moderate a panel at the 16th National Symposium on Class Actions at the Osgoode Professional Development Centre in Toronto, on Thursday, April 4 at 2:00 p.m. EST.
The OsgoodePD Annual Symposium on Class Actions features a national faculty of leading class action practitioners on the forefront of today’s leading class action cases and hot button issues. They aim to critically examine and guide attendees through the many complexities of class action litigation.
In this session, “Lessons Learned from the (Near) Final Resolution of Two of Canada’s Biggest Class Action Settlements: IRS and Infineon,” attendees will learn:
- Tips and traps when negotiating settlements
- Key learnings from Indian Residential Schools (IRS) and Infineon class action settlements
- The details of the IRS and Infineon notice plans
- How to boost take rates
“Class actions are still booming in Canada and high profile cases continue to be filed each year,” said Bruneau. ”Attendees at this symposium oversee some of the most complex and widely-publicized cases in the country. This symposium presents an opportunity to bring together experts in this space to discuss the practical reality and logistics of issuing a high volume of payments – a mandate that presents unique challenges even the most experienced lawyers seek to learn about or improve upon.”
Additional panelists include Reidar Mogerman of Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman and Trevor Henderson, Senior Counsel with the Civil Litigation Section of the Department of Justice Canada.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com.
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