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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

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