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Droit-inc quotes André Durocher in an article on Québec courts that are too “liberal” when authorizing class actions

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“Actions collectives : les tribunaux trop libéraux?” by Jean-François Parent, Droit-inc

Droit-inc quotes Montréal lawyer, André Durocher, in an article on Québec courts that are too “liberal” when authorizing class actions.

Superior Court Judges should be “bolder” and refuse to authorize class actionss, says André Durocher, a partner at Fasken and an environmental litigation specialist.

“The criteria for authorization, in particular the provisions of the C.C.P. that govern the applications, are applied too liberally, laments Durocher.