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International Class Actions Conference

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Law and Business Program and the Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program

August 23-24, 2019

Alexander Room

 

Thursday, August 22

6:30 p.m.         Dinner at Union Common (1929 Broadway) (walking distance from conference hotel)

Friday, August 23

8:00 – 8:45      Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00      Greetings from the Dean of Vanderbilt Law School, Chris Guthrie

9:00 – 10:30    Panel 1: Europe


10:30 – 10:45  Break

10:45 – 12:15  Panel 2: Europe and Africa

12:30 – 1:00    Lunch in Cowden Atrium

1:00 to 2:00     Judges and Practitioners Panel in Flynn Auditorium

  • Marc Gross
  • Richard Clary
  • Judge Bob Dow
  • Judge Lee Rosenthal
  • Professor Brian Fitzpatrick, moderator

2:15 – 3:45      Panel 3: The Americas

3:45-4:00        Break

4:00-5:30        Panel 4: The Americas

6:30  Dinner at Giovanni's (909 20th Avenue South) (within walking distance of the conference hotel)

Saturday, August 24

8:00—9:00      Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30    Panel 5: Asia

  • Moderator: Randall Thomas
  • China – Robin Hui Huang
  • South Korea—Hyeok-Joon Rho and Hai Jin Park
  • India – Brian Fitzpatrick and Randall Thomas

10:30 – 10:45   Break

10:45 – 12:15 Panel 6: New Zealand and Israel

12:30 – 1:45    Closing Lunch at Nada’s (walking distance from conference hotel)


Papers submitted by contributors who are unable to attend the conference:

Class Action Nuisance Suits - Sean J. Griffith

Class Actions in Japan - Taeko Morita and Kazuhiro Takei

Product Liability in Australia - Vince Morabito

Representative proceedings in Singapore: Is the time ripe for reform? - Eunice Chua

English Systems of Multi-party Litigation - Neil Andrews

If you have questions, please contact Vanderbilt Law & Business Program Manager, Rachel Harrell .


 

Videos

Australia - Samuel Hickey

Israel - Eli Bukspan

Israel - Shay Lavie

New Zealand - Nikki Chamberlain

Judges and Practitioners Panel

Axel Hafmeier

Beat Braendli

Carlos Portugal Gouvea

Eli Bukspan

Jasminka Kalajdzic and Catherine Piche

Judges and Practitioners Panel

Maria Jose Azar Baud

Maureen Carroll

Nikki Chamberlain

Patricia Gil Lemstra

Robert Klonoff

Sam Hickey

Shay Lavie

Theo Broodryk

Wim Weterings