Tag Archives: FDCC

Predictive Coding: Insights from Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Annual Meeting

At the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) annual meeting, I recently attended an excellent program on predictive coding presented by Howard Merten of Partridge, Snow & Hahn in Providence, RI, Matt Nelson of Symantec, and Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck of the Southern District of New York (who has written a leading article and … Continue Reading

Are Insurance Class Action Filings Down After Wal-Mart v. Dukes? Available Data Reflects Only A Small Decrease

One question I’ve received from readers is whether class action filings against the insurance industry have decreased after the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, which was issued in June of 2011.  Anecdotally some people in the industry seem to have perceived a decrease in filings, at least against their companies.  Interestingly, however, the … Continue Reading

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Annual Meeting: Can Military Processes Help Defend Class Action Litigation?

I recently was elected as a new member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) and last week I attended my first annual meeting of that organization.  One of the presentations was by two former senior military officers from Afterburner, a consulting company that teaches businesses and professionals how they can potentially use … Continue Reading
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