California Litigation Update

Webinar | November.06.2018 | 2pm - 3pm (Central Standard Time)

This webcast discussed key trends, recent decisions, and anticipated developments in California litigation.

Orrick attorneys Fredrick Levin and Ali Abugheida addressed the California Supreme Court's expansion of lender liability under the California Financing Law, recent California case law clarifying the standard for evaluating expert testimony at the class certification stage, anticipated litigation risk under the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act, and key Ninth Circuit decisions in 2018.

Among other topics, the discussion covered:

  • The California Supreme Court's ruling in De La Torre v. Cashcall, including potential litigation and enforcement ramifications for lenders
  • The California Court of Appeal's decision in Apple Inc. v. Superior Court of San Diego County regarding the standard for disqualifying experts at class certification
  • The California Consumer Privacy Act's private right of action, including litigation that companies can expect to see under the act
  • Recent key class action decisions from the Ninth Circuit and their implications for future class action litigation