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Supreme Court Class Action Decision In Godfrey
This is not to say that umbrella purchasers' actions will not be complex or otherwise difficult to pursue.
Canada
27 Sep 2019
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Key Recommendations from the Law Commission of Ontario Report on Class Actions
Ontario's Class Proceedings Act, 1992 was introduced almost 30 years ago. Since then, class actions in Canada have expanded in volume and impact.
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Class Action Lawsuit Against Casino Rama Fails Certification
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has denied certification of the proposed class in a breach of privacy class action, which arose out of a cyber-attack against Casino Rama in November 2016.
Canada
23 Jul 2019
4
Alberta Court Declines To Certify Class Action Alleging Negligent Performance Of Investment Advisory Services
A proposed class proceeding for alleged negligent performance of investment advisory services was recently denied certification by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.
Canada
18 Jul 2019
5
Supreme Court Decides Businesses Cannot Be Part Of Class Action Where Arbitration Clause Exists
In a close, 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada recently reinforced the primacy of arbitration agreements.
Canada
15 May 2019
6
Competition Law Year In Review 2018
The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the optical disc drive price fixing class action.
Canada
12 Feb 2019
7
The Litigator - December 2018
The world of marketing and advertising has evolved – last year, U.S. companies spent an estimated $13.5 billion on social media marketing alone.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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The Litigator - September 2018
Shortly after his election in June 2018, Ontario Premier Doug Ford convinced his colleagues in the Ontario Legislature to pass Bill 5, a law reducing the size of Toronto City Council from 47 wards to 25 to match Provincial and Federal ridings.
Canada
28 Sep 2018
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Court Of Appeal Upholds Stay Of Secondary Market Misrepresentation Claim On Jurisdictional Grounds
The Court of Appeal recently upheld the stay of a proposed shareholder class action for lack of jurisdiction.
Canada
20 Aug 2018
10
Court Of Appeal Adds Banks To FX Price Fixing Class Action
In overturning a lower court decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that TD Bank and BMO would be added as defendants in a price fixing class action against major banks.
Canada
27 Jun 2018
11
Last Call For TELUS: Canada's Highest Court To Hear Appeal On Scope Of Class Action
The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear an appeal from TELUS Communications Inc. in a class action that alleges that TELUS overcharged customers by rounding up calls...
Canada
20 Apr 2018
12
Class Action Against The Beer Store Dismissed
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed a $1.4 billion class action against The Beer Store, a chain of stores owned by 30 Ontario-based brewers
Canada
21 Mar 2018
13
Carriage Of Bread Price-Fixing Class Action Awarded To AGM And 3 Other Firms
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded carriage of a class action into alleged price-fixing of packaged bread to a consortium of law firms including Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP.
Canada
13 Mar 2018
14
Proposed Shareholder Class Action Stayed Due To Lack Of Jurisdiction
A proposed shareholder class action against HSBC Holdings plc was recently stopped in its tracks by the Ontario Superior Court due to a lack of jurisdiction.
Canada
29 Nov 2017
15
Effort To Examine Competition Bureau Runs Out Of Gas At Supreme Court
The Crown, including the Competition Bureau and its investigators, is immune from examinations for discovery in litigation in which it is not a party, the Supreme Court of Canada held.
Canada
3 Oct 2017
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Putting the "Car" in "Cartel"
Class actions have been filed in Ontario against German carmakers alleging that they coordinated the design and pricing of components in their cars. Kirk Baert, a partner at Koskie Minsky, who along with Ken Rosenberg of Paliare Roland acts for the plaintiff, said "Collusion of such a scale among such large companies is a serious issue.
Canada
7 Sep 2017
17
Get Ready For Changes To Canada's Anti-Spam Law
July 1, 2017, is not just Canada's 150th birthday. It is also the day when important changes to Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL") come into force.
Canada
23 Jun 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Refuses To Hear Global Auditor Class Action Certification Appeal
On June 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v. Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP ...
Canada
23 Jun 2017
19
Dirty Diesel Done Dirt Cheap? VW Settles "Clean Diesel" Scandal
VW recently employed a quick settlement strategy to deal with the fallout from its admission, in September 2015, that it had installed software to cheat on emissions tests on 11 million diesel powered VW and Audi vehicles.
Canada
27 Mar 2017
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No Work No Pay – Fee Sharing Agreements Are Subject to Court's Review
Class counsel are not permitted to pay off their rival firm using proceeds from the settlement funds in order to avoid competing actions, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently held.
Canada
14 Feb 2017
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