The Rise of High-Stakes Global Class Actions: Critical Updates to Help Protect Your Clients
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: February 2018
Format: shipped (hardcopy), download (PDF)

The increasing frequency of globalization of class actions proceedings is generating complex questions with serious consequences for your clients. As well, global class actions are infiltrating Investor-State Dispute Settlement arbitration practices, potentially opening the door to allow class-like relief to investors under myriad investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms. These developments are raising serious uncertainties for Canadian counsel and investors as to whether class arbitration under Canada's Bilateral Investment Treaties is a viable practice.

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