It looks like Game Update 2.3 "Titans of Industry" will be hitting live servers on August 6th:
Quote from AmberGreen
On August 6th, all game servers, SWTOR.com, and the launcher will be unavailable as we perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update 2.3: Titans of Industry will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows:
Date: Tuesday August 6th, 2013
Duration: 7 hours
Time: 12AM PDT (7AM UTC) - 7AM PDT (2PM UTC)
During maintenance, all updates and additional information will be posted on our Twitter account. Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™.
Also, there was a pretty entertaining post that went up which introduces the staff at Czerka!
Quote from CourtneyWoods
Greetings! Here in the Czerka Sentient Resources Department, we have a saying: “Grab the best talent in the galaxy and never let them go!” I do my best every day to make sure that CZ-198 really embodies that welcoming spirit. From top to bottom, our staff is defined by outstanding professionalism and skill, and I couldn’t be happier to work in such exceptional company.
You can find the full news post here, so go check it out.