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National Assembly of Quebec allows appeal (with leave) from decisions certifying a class action

Canada - February 24 2014 On February 17, 2014, a committee of the National Assembly of Quebec has adopted a modification to Bill 28 (An Act to establish the new Code of Civil…

No crime, lots of punishment

Canada - August 2 2010 Can a class action be used as a solely punitive procedural vehicle?

Shaun Emery Finn

The advent of the “proportionate” class action?

Canada - March 26 2010 Can certification of a class action be refused in Québec because it is disproportionate?

Shaun Emery Finn

The Marcotte and Adams decisions: the constitutional application of provincial consumer protection legislation to banks in matters of credit

Canada - October 31 2009 Three class actions decisions (the Marcotte and Adams files) were rendered on June 11, 2009 by the Superior Court of Québec, ordering nine Canadian banks and Desjardins to pay over 200 millions.

Michel Deschamps

Lépine v. Canada Post Corporation and what it says about class action notice

Canada - July 23 2009 Class action notices must be precise, unambiguous and accessible to satisfy the requirements of procedural fairness.

Shaun Emery Finn, Warren B. Milman, Dana M. Peebles, Sean S. Smyth