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Clyde & Co
Plaintiff law firms are celebrating! From 1 July 2020 class action lawyers can apply to the Supreme Court of Victoria for permission to charge costs using a contingency fee model.
Clyde & Co
The global health pandemic brought on by COVID-19 has devastated economies around the world. Directors and officers are in an incredibly challenging position right now.
Belgium
lus Laboris
The Canadian Supreme Court has confirmed that provisions imposed on Uber drivers requiring them to resort to international arbitration in the event of disputes were inequitable.
Canada
Gowling WLG
On July 8, 2020, Bill 161 received Royal Assent. The amendments to the Class Proceedings Act, 2002 contained in Bill 161 will come into force and effect on a date to be determined by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this year, we wrote about proposed class actions related to COVID-19. Now another potential trend reflecting current events appears ...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its highly anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v David Heller (Uber)...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a matter of a few months, the coronavirus pandemic ("COVID-19") has radically altered the normal practice of Ontario courts.
Siskinds LLP
On July 7, 2020, the Ontario government voted to pass the most significant changes to the province's Class Proceedings Act, 1992 in the entire history of the legislation.
Torys LLP
Bill 161, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020, passed through third reading of the Ontario legislature on July 7...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Rivers v. Waterloo Regional Police Services Board has upheld the Superior Court of Justice's determination that it was without jurisdiction
Goodmans LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released its highly anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller on June 26, 2020. The majority found that the arbitration agreement in Uber's service...
European Union
Kinstellar
Following protracted negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on 22 June 2020 on a new ‘Representative Actions Directive' that aims ...
United States
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
With the Supreme Court recently upholding the constitutionality of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), political campaigns...
Reed Smith
Why does that last half-inch of conditioner seem to last as long as the entire rest of the bottle? This question is merely the philosophical beginning of our morning ablutions.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Henry Schein arbitration battle is making its way to the Supreme Court again.
Mayer Brown
In a very big deal for TCPA class actions, the Supreme Court granted review today in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid. The petition (pdf) raises the most significant issue in litigation under the...
Holland & Knight
In Oman v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., No. S248726, __ Cal. 5th __ (2020), and Ward v. United Airlines, Inc., No. S248702, __ Cal. 5th __ (2020)...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. While the proverb may be a stretch for now, the latest lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU)
Proskauer Rose LLP
Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: While many businesses hoped that the U.S. Supreme Court would blow up the ban on autodialed calls in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA")...
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