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Classes Across Borders: Lessons from American and Canadian Counsel in Defending Class Action Claims

Litigation Group Seminar (Fasken Martineau Institute)
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Where Fasken Martineau
Fasken Martineau
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
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Toronto, ON
M5H 2T6
Canada
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It has been 20 years since Ontario adopted class proceedings based primarily on a liberalized version of U.S. legislation.

Come hear experts from Fasken Martineau and visiting attorneys from U.S. powerhouse Weil Gotshal describe the fundamental and evolving distinctions in the cross border regimes for class actions. Our panel will focus on recent developments in both the procedural aspects of the class action process and the substantive law in areas such as securities, antitrust and product liability. This programme will provide you with tools necessary to manage the business risks your company faces in high-stakes class action litigation.

Presenters:     Steven Rosenhek & Paul Martin (Fasken Martineau) 
                           Carrie Anderson & Eric Hochstadt (Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP)

Agenda

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am     Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am   Presentation

Note: The hours from this non-accredited seminar may be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Ongoing Members. Please note that this seminar is not accredited for Professionalism Hours and cannot be counted for New Members or for Professionalism Hours for Ongoing Members.

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