On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal of Theratechnologies Inc. and reversed the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision, granting prior authorization of a secondary market proposed class action under s. 225.4 of the Quebec Securities Act (QSA).
“The times they are a-changin” wrote Bob Dylan in 1964. Is New York City – recently dubbed by the American Tort Reform Foundation the Number 1 “Judicial Hellhole” in large part because of its pro-plaintiff bent in asbestos litigation – “a-changin”too?
Social media has dramatically impacted many areas of law, and class and collective action litigation is no exception.
Following up on our recent update, the California Department of Justice has started issuing notifications to California businesses stating that they are subject to the requirements of the Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657).
In his recent decision in 1146845 Ontario Inc. v. Pillar to Post Inc., Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court refused to relieve class plaintiffs of their exposure to costs in their unsuccesful defense of a motion to stay the class action.