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Lexpert Magazine quotes Pierre Lefebvre in an article on leave for securities class actions now requiring preliminary hearings on the merits of the claims

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“SCC class action trilogy raises scrutiny” by Julius Melnitzer, Lexpert Magazine Lexpert Magazine quotes Pierre Lefebvre in an article about leave for securities class actions now requiring preliminary hearings on the merits of the claims.

“The fact that there is an arguable chance of success is no longer sufficient to obtain leave,” said Pierre Lefebvre of Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP, who with colleague Philippe Charest-Beaudry represented the defendant Theratechnologies. “There must be a determination of whether success is a reasonable prospect — and that changes the whole dimension of the leave test.”