Finally, the Supreme Court of Canada Puts Some Finality into Arbitrations

Finally, the Supreme Court of Canada Puts Some Finality into Arbitrations

Two of the main benefits of private arbitration are said to be speed and finality. However, the long running case of Sattva Capital Corporation v. Creston Moly Corporation has been a prime example of how court intervention into the arbitration process can lead to arbitration being anything but speedy or final.

Do They Have to Exist?: The Identifiable Class Requirement

Do They Have to Exist?: The Identifiable Class Requirement

In Keatley Surveying Inc. v. Teranet Inc. (which we previously wrote about), Justice Sachs addressed the contentious issue of whether, in addition to proposing a proper class definition, a plaintiff must establish the existence of an identifiable class of two or more potential class members who are interested in pursuing their claims by way of a class action.