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Ryan Hackney, Attorney, AZA to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís FRCPís Recent Developments and Amendments: What Lies Ahead in 2018 Live Webcast


New York, NY, July 12, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ryan Hackney, Attorney, AZA will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “FRCP’s Recent Developments and Amendments: What Lies Ahead in 2018 Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for July 17, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=3401

About Ryan Hackney
Ryan Hackney is a commercial litigator who has represented energy, healthcare, and technology companies in a variety of disputes. A graduate of Harvard University and the University of Texas School of Law, Mr. Hackney clerked for U.S. District Judge Sim Lake of the Southern District of Texas. Mr. Hackney was selected for the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list, which honors the best young up and coming lawyers in the state. Before choosing a career in law, Mr. Hackney worked as a management consultant and writer. He served as business development manager for an Internet startup, and was a management consultant in the areas of healthcare, telecommunications and e-commerce for Boston Consulting Group.

About AZA
AZA is a Houston-based trial boutique. AZA’s 45-plus lawyers are in a jury trial roughly once a month. They specialize in complex civil litigation and intellectual property cases. The firm represents large corporations, many in the energy and tech sectors. The firm lawyers’ courtroom experience, knowledge of what will matter to a jury or judge, and command of trial technology permit them to be efficiently trial ready. Although many of AZA’s cases involve high-stakes litigation for multinational companies, the firm lawyers also excel at representing individuals and mid-sized businesses with serious legal issues. And AZA handles corporate internal investigations and government investigations. AZA’s full name is Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.

Event Synopsis:
In 2018, the Supreme Court approved significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), and it is considering further amendments that could have a big impact on the course of litigation. Litigators should keep abreast of these amendments to be able to effectively put the new standards into practice.

In this Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will provide an in-depth discussion of recent and proposed amendments to the FRCP. Speakers will also offer best practices relating to case management and litigation strategy.

Key topics include:
2018 Amendments to the FRCP
Rule 5 – Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers
Rule 23 – Class Actions
Rule 62 – Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
Rule 65.1 – Proceedings Against a Security Provider
Proposed Amendments
Rule 30(b)(6) – Depositions of Corporate Representatives
Best Case Management Practices
Litigation Strategy

About The Knowledge Group /The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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