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Class Action Climate in Canada: Recent Developments and Growing Trends

Class Action Climate in Canada: Recent Developments and Growing Trends
Toronto, December 13, 2017

Class actions across Canada continue to grow in volume and complexity, triggering significant policy and financial implications for businesses in Canada. With the Law Commission of Ontario’s recent announcement that it is reactivating its comprehensive review of class actions in Ontario, we may see important law reform on the horizon to evolve with the changing landscape.

Join leading lawyers from Blakes to reflect on this past year and discuss what’s next for class actions in Canada. This interactive discussion will span a cross-section of recent developments and hot-button topics such as:

Topics

  • Notable developments in class actions
  • Early case strategy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Whistleblowers
  • Third-party litigation funding

Following the seminar, we invite you to join us for cocktails and networking.

Agenda

  • Registration: 3:45 – 4 p.m. EST
  • Presentations: 4 – 5:30 p.m. EST
  • Reception: 5:30 p.m. EST

Where

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

Mandatory Continuing Education

Ontario

This program contains 1 hour and 30 minutes of Substantive content.

Quebec

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1.5 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia