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First merits decision dismissing privacy class action in Canada

Canada - April 19 2021 In an ever growing landscape of data theft and privacy breaches, the Superior Court of Québec recently dismissed a privacy class action on the merits…

Deborah Glendinning, Jessica Harding.

Choice of Law for Arbitration Agreements: A Case Comment on Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v. OOO Insurance Company Chubb, [2020] UKSC 38

United Kingdom - March 31 2021 A recent decision of the U.K. Supreme Court may help clarify which law governs an arbitration clause in a commercial contract when the parties have…

Stephen Armstrong.

Arbitration clauses and class actions: the cross-border dialogue continues in light of recent SCC and SCOTUS jurisprudence

Canada, USA - February 1 2021 The policy rationales that underpin enforcing arbitration agreements may potentially be at odds with those underpinning the class actions regime (see…

Sarah Firestone.

In the face of global change, international arbitration proves its flexibility

Global - January 25 2021 As members of our arbitration team wrote recently, the global pandemic has led parties to consider arbitration as the optimal process to resolve…

Sarah Firestone.

Jurisdiction and tolling agreements with the SEC: Watching the Fowler Case through Canadian eyes

Canada, USA - December 15 2020 Regulatory investigations can be time consuming. Uncertainty surrounding ultimate outcomes is disruptive to the personal and business decision-making…

Lawrence E. Ritchie, Sarah Firestone.