Printer Friendly

IADC Committee Newsletters.

The IADC boasts more than 25 Committees through which members network, expand and build skills, and further the objectives of the defense bar and business community. IADC Committees publish newsletters monthly, and below are the newsletters that were published from May 2017 through September 2017.

Appellate Practice Committee

* Standard of Review by Robert A. Brundage (June 2017)

* Supreme Court Holds that Debt Buyers are Exempt from the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by David Rosenberg and Charlene McLaughlin (July 2017)

* The U.S. Supreme Court Reins in Discovery Sanctions by Phil Goldberg and Kathryn Constance (September 2017)

Business Litigation Committee

* So You're Telling Me There's a Chance: Vacatur of AAA Arbitration Awards in North Carolina by Christopher C. Lam and Jonathan E. Schulz (May 2017)

* Illinois Appellate Court Considers Unfair Labor Practice Charge Where Union Jobs Are Replaced by Technology by Mark D. Hansen and Emily J. Perkins (June 2017)

* Massachusetts Appeals Court Finds That Attorneys May Have a Fiduciary Duty to Minority Shareholders of Close Corporations Even in the Absence of an Attorney-Client Relationship by Michael R. Perry and Elizabeth Olien (August 2017)

Corporate Counsel Committee

* What Next Rough Beast....The Second Coming of Nuisance Law Litigation by Joseph F. Speelman (September 2017)

Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Technology Committee

* Def Con Hacker Conference: An Accidental Tourist's Observations by Elizabeth S. Fitch (August 2017)

Diversity Committee

* Clarity on the Horizon? Another Appeals Court Grants En Banc Review of Sexual Orientation Discrimination under Title VII by Eve B. Masinter and Rachael M. Coe (June 2017)

Employment Law Committee

* Clarity on the Horizon? Another Appeals Court Grants En Banc Review of Sexual Orientation Discrimination under Title VII by Eve B. Masinter and Rachael M. Coe (June 2017)

Insurance and Reinsurance Committee

* Class Actions--A History of Class Actions and Recent Legislative Amendments and Proposals by Elizabeth J. Bondurant and Brendan H. White (May 2017)

* Captive Insurance Company Claims: Problems that Can Arise When Captives Dispute (or Should Dispute) Claims Made by Their Parent by Rod S. Attride-Stirling (June 2017)

* Why Auto Insurers May Need to Consider Redrafting the "Owned-But-Not-Insured" Exclusion by Donna M. Lamontagne (July 2017)

* The Rise of Autonomous Vehicle Technology Means that Insurance Companies Need to Become Just as Innovative in their Product Development by David J. Rosenberg (August 2017)

Insurance Executives

* The Rise of Autonomous Vehicle Technology Means that Insurance Companies Need to Become Just as Innovative in their Product Development by David J. Rosenberg (August 2017)

Intellectual Property Committee

* What Is a Patent? The Constitutionality of Claim Invalidation in Inter Partes Review and ITC Proceedings by Joseph Kovarik and Tyler Boschert (June 2017)

* Supreme Court Confirms First Amendment Protection of Trademarks by Neville H. Boschert and Blair B. Suire (August 2017)

International Committee

* Digitalization and Automatization and Their Impact on the Global Labor Market by Gerlind Wisskirchen (June 2017)

* CETA (EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement): Is There any Justified Reason to Move from Arbitrators to Judges in the Resolution of Disputes System? by Manuel P. Barrocas (August 2017)

Medical Defense and Health Law Committee

* Informed Consent, Experts and Openings by Erik W. Legg and Samantha Thomas-Bush (June 2017)

* Supreme Court of Florida Rules Medical Malpractice Noneconomic Damages Caps Unconstitutional... Again by Bernard S. Vallejos and Erik W. Legg (July 2017)

* The US House Passed the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 on June 28, 2017 by Robert G. Smith (August 2017)

* Does Every Party Have a Right to be Represented by the Lawyer of its Choice? Take Note of Gapinski v. Gujrati by Mark D. Hansen and J. Matthew Thompson (September 2017)

Product Liability Committee

* What a Tangled Web We Weave When First We Practice to Deceive: Transparency in Asbestos Trusts by Kat Baxter and Justin Glenn (May 2017)

* Satellite Witnesses: MDL Courts Increasingly Require Corporate Witnesses to Testify Live Via Satellite, but Other Courts Do Not by Michelle Ramirez (August 2017)

* Alabama Supreme Court Evaluates Ala. R Evid. 702(b)/Daubert in the Context of Crashworthiness Cases by David L. Brown, Jr. and J. Patrick Strubel (September 2017)

* How the Internet of Things is Changing Litigation by Janelle L. Davis (September 2017)

Professional Liability Committee

* Clients Barred from Blaming Lawyer for Consequences of Clients' Illegal, Immoral or Wrongful Conduct: North Carolina Court of Appeals Reaffirms In Pari Delicto Defense in Legal Malpractice Actions by William Graebe and Dan Zureich (September 2017)

Technology Committee

* Doe v. Backpage.com and its Aftermath: Continued Uncertainty and New Litigation in the Wake of the Supreme Court's Denial of Certiorari by David L. Patron (May 2017)

Toxic and Hazardous Substance Litigation Committee

* Reverse False Claims Update: No False Claim Act Liability for Merely Failing to Report Leaks of Toxic Substances by Michael L. Fox (May 2017)

* EPA Administrator Delegates Approval of Superfund Remedies Costing More Than $50 Million to Himself by Jim Shelson (June 2017)

* What Next Rough Beast....The Second Coming of Nuisance Law Litigation by Joseph F. Speelman (September 2017)

Trial Techniques and Tactics Committee

* A Trial Lawyer's Guide to Effective Legal Writing by Chris Kenney (July 2017)

* Scientific Literature in the Courtroom by James A. King (August 2017)

* Lawyers Sanctioned for Prematurely Terminating Deposition by Carl A. Aveni (September 2017)
COPYRIGHT 2017 International Association of Defense Counsels
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2017 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Defense Counsel Journal
Date:Oct 1, 2017
Words:863
Previous Article:Global Positioning Systems and Social Media - Anathemas to Privacy.
Next Article:President's Page.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters