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Australia
McCullough Robertson
As Australia grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Aged Care industry is particularly susceptible to class actions.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Class actions are an inevitable risk of the COVID-19 pandemic, with funders and law firms already beginning to mobilise.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This article is relevant to potential plaintiffs and defendants of civil liability claims relating to PFAS contamination.
Clyde & Co
The Full Federal Court of Australia has clarified resoundingly the law of privilege against self-incrimination and/or exposure to penalties (the Privilege) as it applies to partnerships.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article identifies & discusses 10 developments it expects to see this year in the class action landscape.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The NSW Court of Appeal judgment represented a major step forward for class actions in the travel services domain.
Canada
Rogers Partners LLP
In order to bring a class action before the courts, class counsel must find a representative plaintiff.
Rogers Partners LLP
Justice Leiper also found that it would be appropriate to award punitive damages against the school as a result of this conduct.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Dans la décision Kuiper v. Cook (Canada) Inc., la Cour divisionnaire de l'Ontario s'est prononcée en faveur de la certification...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The class was claiming damages for the annoyances associated with the construction and the operation of the wind farm.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On January 20, 2020, the Court of Appeal of Quebec, in the matter of Meubles Léon ltée v. Option consommateurs1...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In Kuiper v. Cook (Canada) Inc., Ontario's Divisional Court ruled in favour of certifying a failure to warn claim in a product liability class action relating to IVC filters,...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Dans la décision Kuiper v. Cook (Canada) Inc., la Cour divisionnaire de l'Ontario s'est prononcée en faveur de la certification d'une demande fondée...
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Netherlands (SCN) recently delivered a landmark decision in the Urgenda climate change case against the Dutch government,...
Cayman Islands
Conyers
COVID-19 is likely to present unprecedented challenges for the insurance industry, across all Iines of business, both domestic and international.
Israel
Yigal Arnon & Co
The class action - and in recent years her "derivative" sister, Both types of procedures are managed in the middle...
Nigeria
Olumide Babalola LP
I have brooded over the idea of penning a piece on 'Class Actions in Nigeria' but always heckled by the choice of title that would captivate my target audience.
Olumide Babalola LP
When in 2017, some of our clients' bank accounts were severally frozen by their banks, via bankers' orders obtained by the Nigerian Police from the Magistrates Court in Lagos pursuant to a spurious petition ...
Olumide Babalola LP
When my very dear learned senior, Tunde Esan, Esq. drew my attention to the critique written by my learned friend, Harvey Anyalewechi, Esq., I was caught up in a web of varied feelings.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 16, 2020, Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b) of the ...
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