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When parallel class actions in multiple provinces are resolved by one settlement agreement, procedural and jurisdictional issues may arise regarding the conduct of the settlement approval hearings.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed an application brought against the Toronto and York Region Police Services Boards.
McMillan LLP
In the recent decision of Bearsfield Developments Inc. v McNabb, Madam Justice B. R. Warkentin of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice delivered the first judgment on the intersection between the rules of temporary and permanent stay of proceedings
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court granted leave to appeal in one case, and denied leave to appeal in two other cases, all likely to be of interest to Canadian business.
Bennett Jones LLP
Yesterday, Chief Justice Bauman released public reasons certifying the Visa/MasterCard price-fixing class actions.
Lerners
In this episode of Elizabeth Grace's video series about civil sexual assault law, she describes changes she has seen in this area of law over the past two decades ..
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Perell J. of the Superior Court of Justice has dismissed a newly certified class action against travel booking website Expedia Inc.
Davis LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on the eligibility of Justice Marc Nadon to be appointed to a seat designated for a judge from Quebec.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Windsor v. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., the Alberta Court of Appeal summarily dismissed certain claims in an environmental class action.
Miller Thomson LLP
A common occurrence in a litigation file is the refusal of a question posed during an examination for discovery.
McLeish Orlando LLP
In a typical personal injury case, there are a number of approaches to developing the theory of economic loss and a number of assumptions are made.
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP
A persistent concern in Quebec has been whether interest or late payment clauses could be considered abusive under civil law.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal released its unanimous decision in Windsor v. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Divisional Court affirmed the Court has inherent authority to order a plaintiff to attend a "non-medical" assessment.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Federal Court has recently issued a practice direction relating to experimental testing for litigation.
Davis LLP
The issue of Freemen-on-the-Land / Sovereign Citizens in Alberta courts was reignited by the case of Fearn v Canada Customs.
Miller Thomson LLP
The stated purpose of the Small Claims Court is to provide a streamlined process for parties to pursue claims of up to $25,000 in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Lerners
The numerous proceedings involving the former officers and directors of the United States (U.S.) and Canadian Hollinger-related corporations offer a recent high-profile example of the risks to the privilege against self-incrimination arising from cross-border parallel proceedings
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada granted an application for leave to appeal the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There is a prospect for faster, less expensive and more accessible justice for Ontario businesses and residents by virtue of a recent Supreme Court decision.
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent Florida decision provides some valuable guidance for Canadian employers wishing to keep settlement agreements strictly confidential.
Davis LLP
The Freemen-on-the-Land movement is back in Alberta courts and the spectre of OPCA (Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument) litigants has once more raised its head.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective September 1, 2012, Ontario became the third province in Canada to implement anti-bullying legislation.
Dentons LLP
Corporate directors can be charged by the Ontario Ministry of Labour and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Davis LLP
The issue of Freemen-on-the-Land / Sovereign Citizens in Alberta courts was reignited by the case of Fearn v Canada Customs.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
At issue in One West v Greata Ranch was whether an agreement clause referring to multiple contracts could incorporate a clause from another contract.
Davis LLP
Early in 2013, the international community voted to begin a new project – the development of an international standard for electronic discovery.
Minden Gross LLP
The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in The Estate of Pate v. The Corporation of the Township of Galway-Cavendish and Harvey provides interesting insights into the current state of the law on awards of punitive damages in wrongful dismissal cases.
Lerners
This month’s Netletter features decisions involving securities class actions, corporate reinstatement, jurisdiction in family claims, whether an estate freeze can be a fraudulent conveyance in family law litigation and resulting trusts and joint bank accounts.
McLennan Ross LLP
Whatever the circumstances and whatever the party's status, as either plaintiff or defendant, it is important to ensure that the tax consequences of potential damages are taken into account, either as part of trial strategy or in settlement discussions.
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