|CLAIM FORM DEADLINE (PASSED)
||Claim forms must have been submitted and received no later than December 20, 2021.
|DEFERRAL CLASS PAYMENT DEADLINE
||SXSW will issue a payment of $30.00 to each member of the Deferral Class (defined above) within 60 days of the Effective Date.
||Members of the Deferral Class may change their currently selected deferral year to either 2022, 2023, or 2024, but must give notice of such change no later than January 15 of their currently selected deferral year.
|NON-DEFERRAL CLASS ELECTION DEADLINE (PASSED)
||Members of the Non-Deferral Class had until December 20, 2021 to notify SXSW whether they chose to remain in the Non-Deferral Class or join the Deferral Class by submitting a Claim Form.
|NON-DEFERRAL CLASS PAYMENT DEADLINE
||SXSW will issue to members of the Non-Deferral Class (defined above) a refund of 40% of the total amount they paid to SXSW for Credential(s) within 60 days of the Effective Date.
|EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT BY SUBMITTING A WRITTEN REQUEST FOR EXCLUSION (PASSED)
||Remove yourself from the Class and get no payment. This was the only option that potentially allowed you to ever be part of any other lawsuit against SXSW about the legal claims being resolved by this Settlement. Should you have elected to exclude yourself from the Class, you should understand that SXSW will have the right to assert any and all defenses they may have to any claims that you may seek to assert, including, without limitation, the defense that any such claims are untimely under applicable statutes of limitations and statutes of repose. Exclusions must have been in writing and postmarked on or before December 20, 2021.
|OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT BY SUBMITTING A WRITTEN OBJECTION (PASSED)
||Write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement, the Plan for Benefit Distribution (defined below), and/or the request for attorneys’ fees and expenses. You will still be a Member of the Class. Objections must have been in writing and postmarked on or before December 20, 2021.
|GO TO THE HEARING ON FEBRUARY 18, 2022, AND FILE A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPEAR (PASSED)
||Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement. Requests to speak must have been in writing and postmarked on or before December 20, 2021. If you submitted a written objection, you may (but you do not have to) attend the hearing.
||You will be a Member of the Class, which means that you give up your right to ever be part of any other lawsuit against SXSW about the legal claims being resolved by this Settlement and you will be bound by any judgments or orders entered by the Court in the Litigation.