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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

Important New Guidance from the Court of Appeal on TSX Majority Voting Rules, Reasonable Expectations in Oppression Claims and Contractual Set-Off

Canada - March 11 2021 Since 2014, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has required listed issuers without a majority shareholder to implement a majority voting policy…

Alan P. Gardner, Jonathan G. Bell, Joseph N. Blinick

Evidence of Harm Required To Advance Class Action Following Data Breach

Canada - February 24 2021 The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, in Setoguchi v Uber B.V., 2021 ABQB 18, recently dismissed an application for certification of a proposed…

Ranjan K. Agarwal, Keely Cameron, J. Sébastien A. Gittens

Pre-Certification Stays in Multijurisdictional Class Actions: Ravvin v Canada Bread Company, Limited

Canada - December 4 2020 In the wake of COVID-19, which has strained already limited judicial resources, the Alberta Court of Appeal has issued a decision addressing the need…

Michael A. Eizenga, Keely Cameron, Ashley L. Paterson

Supreme Court Reaffirms Low Bar for Authorizing Class Actions in Québec

Canada - November 9 2020 On October 30, 2020, a six-judge majority of the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed, in Asselin v Desjardins Cabinet de services financiers inc, 2020…

Ranjan K. Agarwal, Gannon G. Beaulne, Cheryl M. Woodin