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Standard form contracts: B.C. court confirms preferability of class proceeding

Canada - October 5 2017 In considering a proposed class action by individuals from the United Arab Emirates who had been recruited as candidates for employment in...

Vanessa Cotric.


Calling John Doe: Can a class action proceed with an anonymous representative plaintiff?

Canada - June 8 2017 Can you bring a class action without publicly identifying a representative plaintiff? In the past few years, class action claimants in Canada and the...

Sarah McLeod.


Privacy class actions, by the numbers

Canada - May 31 2017 The past five years have seen an increased awareness of the risk of privacy class actions. This time period coincides with the recognition by various...

Evan Thomas.


Preparing for CASL’s private right of action

Canada - April 6 2017 CASL’s private right of action is coming into force on July 1, 2017. In this article, Adam Kardash, Head of Osler’s National Privacy and Data...

Adam Kardash.


Recent Decision Increases Class Action Risk for Companies that Utilize Pre-Installed Software and Adware

Canada - March 2 2017 In modern commerce, it is quite common for manufacturers and service providers to pre-install software on a consumer's computer and mobile devices...

Evan Thomas.