The Québec Class Action: A Roadmap, 2nd Edition
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
Québec was the first Canadian province to adopt class actions as a legal procedure, and while the other provinces have followed Québec's lead, class actions in that jurisdiction remain unique as they are largely conditioned by the tenets of civil law, not common law. The Québec Class Action: A Roadmap, 2nd Edition is a useful primer that will enable in-house counsel and practitioners both inside and outside of Canada to navigate Québec's complex class action system with greater confidence and ease.
Up-To-Date, Comprehensive Content
Edited by Shaun E. Finn, an experienced commercial litigator at BCF with proven experience in the area of class actions, The Québec Class Action: A Roadmap, 2nd Edition offers readers valuable insights and practical, real-world guidance. In particular, this text features:
- Significant changes in case law since the publication of the first edition in 2016
- The most current information, including recent revisions to Québec's Code of Civil Procedure and its impact on class action proceedings
- An analysis of the substantive issues related to class actions as well as the statutory law
- A review of the various stages of a class action, from the application for authorization, to trial, and final judgment
- A cheat sheet and procedural roadmap to help readers navigate the class action process
- An easy-to-follow format that makes looking up relevant rules and case law fast and easy
Who Should Read This Book
Any in-house counsel or civil litigator – regardless of where they reside – who is involved in a class action in Québec will find The Québec Class Action: A Roadmap, 2nd Edition to be an informative and practical addition to their bookshelf. Law libraries should also acquire this reference for their collections.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: The Québec Class Action at a Glance
Chapter 2: Québec’s Class Action Market: What Do the Numbers Reveal?
Chapter 3: Certification by Another Name: Understanding the Criteria for “Authorization”
Chapter 4: Applications to Stay or Dismiss
Chapter 5: Preliminary Applications
Chapter 6: The Authorization Hearing
Chapter 7: Pre-Trial Applications
Chapter 8: Enter the Gladiators: The Common Issues Trial
Chapter 9: Appeals
Chapter 10: How To Pay Class Members
Chapter 11: When and How to Settle
Chapter 12: Procedural Roadmap: From Application for Authorization to Final Judgment
Chapter 13: General Principles of Québec’s Substantive Law
Chapter 14: So, What’s the Takeaway?
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation