December 19, 2019

2019 Winter | ILR Research Review | Volume 6, Issue 3

As legal complexity and uncertainty grow, so do opportunities for the plaintiffs’ bar. This edition of the ILR Research Review looks at data privacy and bellwether trials in multidistrict litigation, two legal trends that are driving complexity and uncertainty for companies. It also looks at the spread of third party litigation funding around the world, which threatens to supercharge the ability of the plaintiffs’ bar to capitalize on the situation. As with all ILR research, these papers thoroughly analyze the nuances of these problematic trends, then offer concrete legislative and rules-based solutions to address them.

In addition, this Review covers ILR’s flagship research report synthesizing input from over 1,300 general counsel and senior corporate officers at large companies that generates a ranking of state lawsuit climates, as well as state-based legal reforms to help low-ranking states improve and keep high-ranking states on the right track.

News ICYMI: Australian Government Says Greater Oversight Of Litigation Funding Industry Needed International Initiatives News In The News Today- January 6, 2021 Class Action Litigation, Data Privacy Letters, Comments, Petitions Letter Urges Georgia Bar To Reject Proposed Ethics Rules Changes Other Issues News In The News Today- January 5, 2021 International Initiatives News Lawsuit Complains Hawaiian Rolls Aren't Made In Hawaii Class Action Litigation
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