It is our pleasure to invite you to Baker McKenzie’s seminar, “The Emerging Risk of Class Actions and the Effect on Business”.

Litigation practice in Asia has undergone significant change with the introduction of class action regimes in various jurisdictions. This change is affecting many industries, and numerous types of cases have the potential to be litigated as class actions, including product liability claims, environmental claims, securities fraud claims, mass tort litigation, and breach of contract claims. Class actions can have a particular impact on issues relating to consumer protection.

Class actions and consumer protection measures come in different shapes and sizes, which creates both opportunities and challenges for the resolution of mass claims. To successfully navigate these challenges, an understanding of class action regimes is essential for businesses to ensure that their interests are protected and class action lawsuits are addressed effectively and appropriately. Speakers in this event will consider these and related topics, including the involvement of third-party funding in class action litigation.

Join Baker McKenzie’s leading experts from Tokyo, Bangkok, Shanghai and Sydney as we cover the following topics:

  • Emerging Trend of Class Actions and Consumer Protections in the AP Region
  • Cross-border aspects of class action
  • Impact of Class Action Regime and Consumer Activism for Businesses
  • Case studies on class action in Australia and Thailand
  • Consumer activisms and consumer protection on government actions in China
  • Rise of Litigation Funders – Enemy or Friend?
  • The reality of risks: Preventive measures and defense strategies to mitigate risk

Please click here for the agenda and here for the speakers’ profile*.
(*Topics and speakers are subject to change.)

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Space is limited, so please kindly RSVP at your earliest convenience to make sure you reserve your seat. If capacity is reached, attendance will be decided by lot.

Please note that we will close the registration by 23 May 2019.

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Event Details

Date Thursday 30 May 2019
Time Registration & Lunch Reception: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Seminar: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue Conference Room A&B
Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower 28F
1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Fee Complimentary
Language The seminar will be conducted in English, partially in Japanese
Contact Tel:03-6271-9900 (Contacts: Michioka(Kath))
email: seminar.tokyo@bakermckenzie.com

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