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Alberta Court Denies Application to Hear Motion to Strike Prior to Class Action Certification Hearing

Canada - May 17 2022 In Perez-Nana v Cargill Limited, 2022 ABQB 283, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench considered a sequencing application. Guided by efficiency and…

Keely Cameron, Belal Zaher

Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Finds Conflict of Interest for Class Counsel Also Representing Individual Claims

Canada - May 16 2022 In Smith v Lafarge Canada Inc, 2022 ABQB 289 [Smith], the Court of Queen's Bench considered a preliminary application arising out of a proposed class…

Keely Cameron, Niall Fink

Alberta Court of Appeal Considers Claim of Pure Economic Loss

Canada - March 28 2022 The Alberta Court of Appeal recently considered the latest Supreme Court of Canada decision on pure economic loss in a decision involving a proposed…

Keely Cameron, Connor Wilson

Share Swaps and Break Fees: ASC Decision Provides Guidance on Break Fees and Disclosure of Swaps

Canada - January 26 2022 On December 21, 2021, a panel of the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) published its written decision in Re Bison Acquisition Corp., 2021 ABASC 107…

Manpreet Dhillon, Michael D. Mysak, John E. Piasta

Leave to the Supreme Court Denied: Latest on Pre-Certification Stays in Multijurisdictional Class Actions

Canada - May 25 2021 We previously discussed the Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in Ravvin v Canada Bread Company, Limited, 2020 ABCA 424, which arose out of an…

Michael A. Eizenga, Ranjan K. Agarwal, Keely Cameron, Ashley L. Paterson