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Class actions have come to Canada.
Long considered primarily a feature of US litigation, the class action is gaining in popularity in Canada reaching across the country and into virtually every corner of commerce. Plaintiffs seek to negotiate more lucrative settlements and hold companies liable while courts search for more efficient ways to handle a burgeoning case load.
We are in the nascent stages of this aspect of practice.
- Groundbreaking cases are being decided regularly that will radically alter your ability to protect your client from class actions
- New areas of practice are being brought into the ambit of this form of litigation
- Shareholders have now seized on these actions as a means of seeking redress from companies that do not live up to disclosure requirements or take actions that negatively affect stock prices
Class Action Defence Quarterly is a new civil litigation newsletter service providing you with the information you need to protect your client at all stages of the class action. Eliot Kolers, a Partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP and a distinguished Advisory Board bring you the latest and most authoritative opinions on the general principles behind the class action and the practical ramifications of recent case law.
Gain critical insight into:
- Multi-jurisdictional class actions and the challenges of dealing with classes that are national in scope
- Recent costs awards
- Decertification and post-certification issues
- Settlement considerations and legal tests for determining appropriate terms
- Arbitration clauses and their effect on class actions
Whether you protect the interests of a manufacturer, financial establishment, or whether you act in defence of public institutions, the class action is your concern. You need to be aware of trends that shape judicial thinking on the certification process and ultimately on costs awarded.
Get the latest on:
- Certification rulings
- Trial news and verdicts
- Breaking news stories
- New complaints
- Supreme Court cases
- Coverage of U.S. case law
Class Action Defence Quarterly is your source on this expanding field of litigation. Every issue will contain analysis, explanation, and summaries of precedent setting cases. You cannot afford to ignore the implications of potential class action liability. The success of your client will depend on your ability to protect them from the uncertainty of class action suits.
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