7th Annual Class Actions Colloquium

  • December 01, 2015


Publication Only | Archived Video + e-Materials


It's been a big year in class actions so be sure to mark your calendars for the eagerly anticipated Class Actions Colloquium and gain critical insights and practical tips on the most recent developments affecting your practice. The OBA Class Actions Section has once again gathered an expert speaker faculty to assess the impact of recent case law, including the groundbreaking tobacco decision from the Quebec Superior Court, identify new trends in the litigation landscape and tell you what you need to know to stay on top of the most pressing issues in class proceedings today.


Linda Fuerst, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Peter Mantas, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP


Hot Issues and Emerging Trends in Canadian Class Actions: Competition/Antitrust
Antonio Di Domenico, Department of Justice, Competition Bureau

An Update on Cross-Border Issues in Canada
Kathryn Podrebarac, Podrebarac Barristers

Recent Banking Class Action Decisions /Settlements
Lesley Mercer, BMO Senior Cousel

Franchise Class Actions Update
Paul J. Bates, Siskinds LLP

Privacy Class Actions Update
Jean-Marc Leclerc, Sotos LLP

Hot Issues and Emerging Trends in Canadian Class Actions
Michael Peerless, McKenzie Lake Lawyers

Class Actions in Atlantic Canada
Daniel Boone, Q.C., Stewart McKelvy

Cross Country Check Up Quebec Cases
André Durocher, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Cross Country Check Up - Western Canada
Brad W. Dixon, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Counsel's Procedural Toolkit Highlights of the Year Summary Judgment
Randy Sutton, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Certifying a Foreign Class
Margaret Waddell, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

Certifying a Foreign Class
Supporting Documents

Certifying a Foreign Class
Supporting Documents

Counsel's Procedural Toolkit: Highlights of the Year
Nicole Henderson, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Key U.S. Developments
Chief Judge Rubén Castillo, United States District Court Northern District of Illinois

Insurance Considerations and Class Actions
Alexandra Kindbom, Marsh Canada Limited
Mary Margaret Fox, Clyde & Co Canada LLP

View From the Bench: The Québec Perspective
The Honourable Pierre-C. Gagnon, Superior Court of Québec