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Ahead of the Class: Important Updates and Developments in Class Actions

Ahead of the Class: Important Updates and Developments in Class Actions
Toronto, February 2, 2017

Join leading experts from Blakes to discuss the latest trends in class actions and jurisprudence in Canada. This interactive discussion will span a cross-section of recent developments and hot-button topics in areas such as:

  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Multijurisdictional issues
  • Post-certification strategies

Following the plenary discussion, we will host breakout group sessions focusing on specific considerations in the following industries:The seminar will focus on practical ways to develop appropriate strategies to efficiently manage your class action exposure and defence, while limiting your potential reputational risk.

  • Pharma/life sciences
  • Food/consumer products
  • Financial institutions

A separate breakout group will be held to discuss e-discovery issues across a range of industries.


  • Registration and Breakfast: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Plenary Session: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Breakout Sessions: 9:30 – 10 a.m.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, Ontario

Mandatory Continuing Education

The Plenary Session contains 20 minutes of Professionalism content and 40 minutes of Substantive content.

The Breakout Sessions contain 30 minutes of Substantive content.

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.