Class Action Litigation 2013 - Chapter 13: The Use of Cy Pres Awards in Class Action Settlements

July 01, 2013

Class Action Litigation 2013, a course handbook published by Practising Law Institute in conjunction with the program Class Action Litigation 2013, sets forth recent changes in class action law and litigation strategies designed to effectively handle complex cases.

Linda C. Goldstein of Dechert’s New York office and Angela M. Liu of Dechert’s Chicago office authored the chapter entitled “The Use of Cy Pres Awards in Class Action Settlements.” The chapter addresses:

  • Origins of Cy Pres in Class Action Settlements; 
  • Theoretical Justification of Cy Pres Awards; 
  • Objections to Specific Settlements; and 
  • Procedural Issues

For more information, please visit the Practising Law Institute's website.