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|Die Another Day: SCC Adjourns Appeal of National Class Actions Decision Sine Die|
Katherine A. Booth; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014Followers of Canadian class actions law will have longer to wait for a decision in the much anticipated appeal from the Manitoba Court of Appeal’s decision in Meeking v. Cash Store Inc. et al., 2013 MBCA 81. The appeal, which was scheduled to be heard on January 12, 2015 and expected to bring...
|Ontario Court Certifies Franchise Encroachment Claim as Class Action|
Sarit E. Batner, Helen Fotinos, Adam Ship, Thomas N.T. Sutton, Tyler Wentzell; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently certified a class action by dealers of a home furnishings company in 1291079 Ontario Limited v. Sears Canada Inc.
|SCC Maintains Permissive View of Quebec Class Actions and confirms the Consumer Protection Act applies to Bank Conversion Charges|
Shaun Emery Finn; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014In Bank of Montreal v. Marcotte, 2014 SCC 55, the Supreme Court dismissed appeals brought by various banks contesting the applicability of the Quebec Consumer Protection Act (“CPA”) to conversion charges charged by banks of foreign currency transactions. The Court concluded that certain...
|The Marcotte Decision: The Supreme Court of Canada Rules Against Banks in Provincial Consumer Protection Class Action|
David T. Neave, Rebecca R. von Rüti; Davis LLP;
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014On September 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) ruled in Bank of Montreal v. Marcotte (“Marcotte”) that Quebec’s consumer protection legislation is applicable to federally regulated banks such that it provides the basis for consumer class actions in...
|Employment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 4 of 11 - Chris Pratt and Unexpected Surprises in Hollywood and the World of California Employment Law|
Michael S. Arnold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014This summer, those (31?) of us who watched Chris Pratt steal scene after scene in Parks & Recreation saw him ripen into the star we always hoped he’d become. First he charmed audiences as the voice of Emmett in the Lego Movie (you know, the one that easily broke the record for most...
|Federal Court Relaxes Requirements for Australian Class Actions|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 2014Ms Gray commenced two class actions related to the provision of consumer credit by Cash Converters franchises through "personal loan" and "cash advance" contracts. The respondents are alleged to have engaged in unconscionable conduct in contravention of s 12CB(1) of the...
|Price Advertising Claims Make a Comeback - As Class Actions|
Ed Chansky, Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014In the 1950s and 1960s, many of the deceptive advertising cases brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state attorneys general involved challenges to alleged “fictitious price advertising” by retailers. Indeed, the FTC determined that deceptive price advertising was so...
|In Re Paulsboro Derailment Cases: Putting the Brakes on Defendants’ Momentum Regarding Recent Ascertainability Developments within the Third Circuit|
Rachel J. Gallagher, David C. Kistler; Blank Rome LLP;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 2014Action Items: Recent developments regarding the ascertainability requirement in class action lawsuits within the Third Circuit have given class action defendants another strong and viable argument to raise at the class certification stage, and In re Paulsboro Derailment Cases presents the latest...
|Halliburton Deepwater Settlement: Halliburton and Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Reach Settlement|
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners directly affected by oil
|California Court Determines Arbitrator Must Decide Whether Class Claims Are Subject to Arbitration Agreement|
Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 4, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014When an employee who has signed an arbitration agreement files a lawsuit alleging individual claims along with class action claims, and the trial court has ordered him to take his individual claims to arbitration, what happens to the class claims? A California appellate court recently addressed...