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Australia
McCullough Robertson
A range of measures announced to deal with criticisms surrounding the litigation funding & class action regimes in Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Author opines on new laws designed to discourage speculative securities class actions based on alleged inadequate disclosure.
Holding Redlich
Recent developments signal a tougher approach to privacy protection, although privacy class actions are more restricted.
Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As we continue to anticipate and address how COVID-19 is impacting business and law, our first priority is the health and well-being of our firm members, clients and community.
Rogers Partners LLP
Justice MacLeod in Rabbat et al. v. Nadon et al, 2020 ONSC 2933, confirmed the legitimacy of virtual commissioning of affidavits.
Bennett Jones LLP
The class actions landscape remains active, particularly in the United States, as some businesses re-open and a semblance of some degree of normalcy returns to certain pockets of North America.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Companies and their directors and officers must accept that securities class actions are a reality of accessing the capital markets. For a variety of reasons,[1]
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 to hear a proposed class...
Torys LLP
It is not only that new types of legal disputes are emerging. More fundamentally, the economic and strategic considerations affecting organizations' litigation decisions are shifting.
Siskinds LLP
Crypto-currency trading platforms ("Crypto-Platforms") received an unwelcome surprise last month, when eleven of them were hit with coordinated class action suits in America by two law firms. The class actions target some of the largest crypto-currency exchanges in the world: Binance, Bibox and KuCoin, along with several individual defendants.
Bennett Jones LLP
The number of COVID-19 related class proceeding and analogous claims continues to rise, with the number of actions in the United States approaching 300 and claims in Canada nearing 20.
South Africa
Clyde & Co
South Africa is, from a COVID-19 litigation-trend perspective "behind the curve" when compared with development in other jurisdictions – probably because the virus spread from the Northern hemisphere to the Southern hemisphere.
UK
Mayer Brown
Group litigation has been part of the UK litigation landscape for twenty years. In recent years, however, a number of contributory factors have fueled the growth of claims brought ...
United States
Reed Smith
Missouri is central to America – geographically, culturally, and politically. Some of our greatest literature came from Missouri authors (Twain, Eliot, Angelou). Media figures as unifying as Walter Cronkite...
Mayer Brown
Colleges and universities across the country fittingly closed their campuses in March to protect students, faculty, and staff amid the spread of coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Class action claims have taken on a new twist in the wake of COVID-19. Already, the global pandemic has generated litigation across a broad swath of areas, including privacy, data security,...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Leonard Luna filed this putative class action, alleging a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") because his former employer had provided him a FCRA disclosure statement simultaneously...
Foley & Lardner
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can at times present a minefield for employers across industries to navigate when it comes to consumer reports used in candidate and employee background checks.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Facing a lawsuit from the Organic Consumers Associate dating back to 2018 and a potential class action suit filed in October 2019, Ben & Jerry's removed the references to its "happy cows" from its packaging, leaving only images ...
Reed Smith
"Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were." – Proust. The lesson of today's case, Racies v. Quincy Biosciences, LLC, 2020 WL 2113852 (N.D. Cal. May 4, 2020), is worth.remembering
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