Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook
Note: This article was also published on AdvocateDaily.com By Rob Lamberti, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the popular soc…Continue reading the post titled Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook
Facebook Privacy Breach Class Action
Siskinds’ class action lawyer Sajjad Nematollahi was interviewed for an article in The Toronto Star on May 2 regarding the class action that has been initiated regarding Facebook’s alleged privacy breach. Read the full article here. To learn more about this class action, click here.Continue reading the post titled Facebook Privacy Breach Class Action
Competing Class Actions: The Unsettled Law of Carriage Motions
Class counsel trying to predict the outcome of a carriage motion has little to learn from two recent decisions by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Carriage motions are unique to class actions. They arise when multiple class actions are filed for what is essentially the same case and co…Continue reading the post titled Competing Class Actions: The Unsettled Law of Carriage Motions
Towards a More Cooperative Canadian Class Action Regime: CBA Adopts Revised Judicial Protocol on Multijurisdictional Class Actions
Class actions will often address wrongs and harm that transcend the borders of a single Canadian province. A faulty medical device might be distributed across the country and wreak its harmful effects upon residents in many or all provinces. Similarly, when a public company misleads its inve…Continue reading the post titled Towards a More Cooperative Canadian Class Action Regime: CBA Adopts Revised Judicial Protocol on Multijurisdictional Class Actions
EU Data Privacy Changes Are Just Around the Corner
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a series of laws that were approved by the European Union Parliament that come into effect on May 25th, 2018. The GDPR standardizes data protection across the EU member states and will bring harmonization across the EU regarding data privacy. …Continue reading the post titled EU Data Privacy Changes Are Just Around the Corner
The Role of Class Actions in Price-Fixing Enforcement
Introduction I’ve spent my legal career acting for plaintiffs in price-fixing class actions, a somewhat obscure niche which, until recently, simultaneously confounded and fascinated most people I met. Last fall, the Canadian Competition Bureau raided the offices of several major grocery chai…Continue reading the post titled The Role of Class Actions in Price-Fixing Enforcement
What Does it Take to be a Representative Plaintiff in a Class Proceeding?
In most class actions, class counsel represent class members in Court. One class member, the “representative plaintiff,” has important responsibilities with special duties to absent class members. Ontario’s class proceeding legislation requires that each class action have a representative pl…Continue reading the post titled What Does it Take to be a Representative Plaintiff in a Class Proceeding?
Daniel Bach Interviewed by BNN about TD & RBC Trading Service Outage
On January 5th, class actions lawyer Daniel Bach spoke with BNN regarding the TD and RBC trading service outage. He gave his opinion on whether or not it had valid issues for a class action lawsuit. Catch his full interview here, starting at 1h:08.Continue reading the post titled Daniel Bach Interviewed by BNN about TD & RBC Trading Service Outage
Class Proceedings Can Fill the Gap in Canadian Regulatory Action
Canadian Investors’ Perceived Vulnerability to Fraudsters A recent Globe and Mail article highlights the difficulty Canadian investors have in recovering proceeds of crime from fraudsters. Examining 30 years’ worth of regulatory enforcement proceedings, the Globe comes to the conclusion that…Continue reading the post titled Class Proceedings Can Fill the Gap in Canadian Regulatory Action
Auditors Must Properly Audit Their Client Companies and Would be Legally Liable if they Fail to do so, Supreme Court of Canada Holds
Case commentary: Deloitte & Touche v Livent Inc (Receiver of), 2017 SCC 63 In a long-awaited judgment rendered today, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada held that Deloitte & Touche (now, Deloitte LLP) owed, and breached, a duty of care by failing to perform a proper statutory audi…Continue reading the post titled Auditors Must Properly Audit Their Client Companies and Would be Legally Liable if they Fail to do so, Supreme Court of Canada Holds
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