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Professor Piché latest article in the Canadian Bar Review : Le Recouvrement et l’Indemnisation des Membres dans l’Action Collective

Find here the latest article of professor Catherine Piché in the Canadian Bar Review. LE RECOUVREMENT ET L’INDEMNISATION DES MEMBRES DANS L’ACTION COLLECTIVE Summary : This article aims to analyze, the process that leads to the recovery and distribution of amounts awarded to class action members, in accordance with the relevant sections of the new Code […] Read more

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News from the Class Actions Lab!

Summer has arrived, and students at the Lab are getting back to hard work! Research A team of four students is now working on different research projects related to class actions. A collection of empirical data is currently underway, and our team is moving from courthouse to courthouse to find information. Collaboration You can read HERE […] Read more

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REPOST / House Republicans Move Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act Forward (via ClassAction.org)

VIA CLASSACTION.ORG / Article by Corrado Rizzi   After hours of debate—and with no hearings held on the matter before it quickly cleared the House Judiciary Committee on February 15—the Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives Thursday passed Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s H.R. 985, the misleadingly titled Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017. Coupled with the […] Read more

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La suspension d’une action collective est-elle justifiée par un conflit de travail?

Par Veronica Aimar   Le conflit de travail des juristes de l’État québécois a eu, sans doute, des répercussions sur les dossiers d’actions collectives. Le nombre de demandes d’autorisation contre le gouvernement du Québec n’est pas négligeable. Dans Abihsira c. Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (2017 QCCS 611), l’honorable juge Pierre C. Gagnon rejette […] Read more

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Recent Class Action Cases Against Uber Technologies Inc.

By Jessica Fruchtermann and Jordan Slapcoff   Uber, an international ride-sharing company, has garnered a lot of attention and has found itself in the center of multiple controversies in recent years. Class action lawsuits have been launched against the company by consumers and competitors alike. This article will focus on recent cases from each of these […] Read more