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)


Description
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.

Join our stellar faculty to understand how courts are dealing with global class actions proceedings and to discuss the impact of recent decisions with significant international law dimensions. Register now to gain the insights you need to help your clients obtain the best outcome.

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Robert Glasgow, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Paul Martin, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Canadian Courts Taking A Global Outlook: Jurisdiction Over Foreign Class Members
Nadia Campion, Polley Faith LLP
Brookelyn Kirkham, Polley Faith LLP

Get by with a little bit of help from your friends?
Carlo Di Carlo, Stockwoods LLP

Compelling Discovery in the U.S. for use in Ontario Class Proceedings Powerpoint Slides
Carlo Di Carlo, Stockwoods LLP

Das v. George Weston Ltd., [2017]
Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Das v. George Weston Ltd., [2017] Summary Key Points
Robert Gain, Koskie Minsky LLP

The Rise of High-Stakes Global Class Actions: Forum Selection Clauses in the Consumer Context Powerpoint Slides
Sandeep Joshi, BMO Financial Group

Investment Treaty Arbitration: Multi-Party and Mass Claims Powerpoint Slides
Carolyn B. Lamm, White & Case LLP

  Ordering Information
All prices in CDN dollars

Members

Non-Members
 
  Your Cart

0 items in your cart
Total: $0.00