The Litigator - Affleck Greene McMurtry, LLP » Class Actions and Other Private Actions http://www.thelitigator.ca Competition Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Updates Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:21:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Class action plaintiffs can obtain wiretap evidence http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/10/class-action-plaintiffs-can-obtain-wiretap-evidence/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/10/class-action-plaintiffs-can-obtain-wiretap-evidence/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:54:40 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=4027 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/10/class-action-plaintiffs-can-obtain-wiretap-evidence/feed/ 0 DRAM class action settlements http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/dram-class-action-settlements/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/dram-class-action-settlements/#comments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:30:39 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3507 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/dram-class-action-settlements/feed/ 0 “Intentional interference with economic relations” now called “unlawful means tort” – Supreme Court of Canada clarifies test for tort http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/intentional-interference-with-economic-relations-now-called-unlawful-means-tort-supreme-court-of-canada-clarifies-test-for-tort/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/intentional-interference-with-economic-relations-now-called-unlawful-means-tort-supreme-court-of-canada-clarifies-test-for-tort/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 14:21:04 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3347 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/intentional-interference-with-economic-relations-now-called-unlawful-means-tort-supreme-court-of-canada-clarifies-test-for-tort/feed/ 0 Class action business as usual after SCC decisions http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-action-business-as-usual-after-scc-decisions/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-action-business-as-usual-after-scc-decisions/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:06 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3110 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/class-action-business-as-usual-after-scc-decisions/feed/ 0 Indirect purchaser decisions now ripe for release http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/indirect-purchaser-decisions-now-ripe-for-release/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/indirect-purchaser-decisions-now-ripe-for-release/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:59:38 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3079 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/indirect-purchaser-decisions-now-ripe-for-release/feed/ 0 South American Airline Pleads Guilty to Price Fixing http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/south-american-airline-pleads-guilty-to-price-fixing/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/south-american-airline-pleads-guilty-to-price-fixing/#comments Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:09:30 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2876 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/south-american-airline-pleads-guilty-to-price-fixing/feed/ 0 Air Cargo Conspiracy Fines and Class Action Settlements http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/air-cargo-conspiracy-fines-and-class-action-settlements/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/air-cargo-conspiracy-fines-and-class-action-settlements/#comments Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:05:20 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2881 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/08/air-cargo-conspiracy-fines-and-class-action-settlements/feed/ 0 Have judicial robes, can travel: judges can sit in other provinces http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/have-judicial-robes-can-travel-judges-can-sit-in-other-provinces/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/have-judicial-robes-can-travel-judges-can-sit-in-other-provinces/#comments Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:21:33 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2649 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/06/have-judicial-robes-can-travel-judges-can-sit-in-other-provinces/feed/ 0 Competition Law Review 2013 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/#comments Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:00:28 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2172 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/feed/ 0 Tim Hortons Franchisees Must Be Content With Profits from Coffee, Not Food http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/tim-hortons-franchisees-must-be-content-with-profits-from-coffee-not-food/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/tim-hortons-franchisees-must-be-content-with-profits-from-coffee-not-food/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:15:12 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2014 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/tim-hortons-franchisees-must-be-content-with-profits-from-coffee-not-food/feed/ 0 Thanks for the memory: DRAM defendants to pay $29m http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/thanks-for-the-memory-dram-defendants-to-pay-29m/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/thanks-for-the-memory-dram-defendants-to-pay-29m/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:17:39 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1974 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/thanks-for-the-memory-dram-defendants-to-pay-29m/feed/ 0 Consumers’ power to be tested as Supreme Court set to hear appeals on price fixing http://business.financialpost.com/2012/10/16/consumers-power-to-be-tested-as-supreme-court-set-to-hear-appeals-on-price-fixing/ http://business.financialpost.com/2012/10/16/consumers-power-to-be-tested-as-supreme-court-set-to-hear-appeals-on-price-fixing/#comments Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:05:30 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1782 http://business.financialpost.com/2012/10/16/consumers-power-to-be-tested-as-supreme-court-set-to-hear-appeals-on-price-fixing/feed/ 0 Micron settles SRAM price-fixing allegations http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/10/micron-settles-sram-price-fixing-allegations/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/10/micron-settles-sram-price-fixing-allegations/#comments Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:30:03 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1741 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/10/micron-settles-sram-price-fixing-allegations/feed/ 0 The Loss Stops Here http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/the-loss-stops-here/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/the-loss-stops-here/#comments Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:53:47 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1561 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/the-loss-stops-here/feed/ 0 BC Court Slams Door on Waiver of Tort for Breach of Statute http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/bc-court-slams-door-on-waiver-of-tort-for-breach-of-statute/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/bc-court-slams-door-on-waiver-of-tort-for-breach-of-statute/#comments Sun, 22 Jul 2012 03:34:54 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1507 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/bc-court-slams-door-on-waiver-of-tort-for-breach-of-statute/feed/ 0 Discoverability, continuing effects, and Competition Act limitation periods http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/discoverability-continuing-effects-and-competition-act-limitation-periods/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/discoverability-continuing-effects-and-competition-act-limitation-periods/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2012 01:55:07 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1150 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/discoverability-continuing-effects-and-competition-act-limitation-periods/feed/ 0 Quebec court raps plaintiffs’ knuckles http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/quebec-court-raps-plaintiffs-knuckles/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/quebec-court-raps-plaintiffs-knuckles/#comments Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:08:12 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1106 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/quebec-court-raps-plaintiffs-knuckles/feed/ 0 Class action waiver upheld in competition case http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/class-action-waiver-upheld-in-competition-case/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/class-action-waiver-upheld-in-competition-case/#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2011 05:48:48 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1043 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/class-action-waiver-upheld-in-competition-case/feed/ 0 Indirect Purchaser Cases to be Heard by Supreme Court http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/indirect-purchaser-cases-to-be-heard-by-supreme-court/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/indirect-purchaser-cases-to-be-heard-by-supreme-court/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2011 16:37:58 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1030 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/12/indirect-purchaser-cases-to-be-heard-by-supreme-court/feed/ 0 Oppression class actions now recognized in both British Columbia and Ontario http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/oppression-class-actions-now-recognized-in-both-british-columbia-and-ontario/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2011/01/oppression-class-actions-now-recognized-in-both-british-columbia-and-ontario/#comments Wed, 26 Jan 2011 15:40:43 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=888
During this period significantly less attention has been paid to whether shareholder class actions might be brought under another and potentially much broader statutory remedy: the oppression remedy under one of the provincial or federal business corporations statutes. However, this may be changing.

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Canadian Plaintiffs Acheive a Breakthrough in Certifying Price Fixing Class Actions http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/08/canadian-plaintiffs-acheive-a-breakthrough-in-certifying-price-fixing-class-actions/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/08/canadian-plaintiffs-acheive-a-breakthrough-in-certifying-price-fixing-class-actions/#comments Thu, 26 Aug 2010 20:21:15 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=731 ...]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/08/canadian-plaintiffs-acheive-a-breakthrough-in-certifying-price-fixing-class-actions/feed/ 0 The IMAX Case: Superior Court certifies first-ever Ontario shareholder class action for misrepresentations on the secondary market http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2010 16:29:36 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=580 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2010/02/the-imax-case-superior-court-certifies-first-ever-ontario-shareholder-class-action-for-misrepresentations-on-the-secondary-market/feed/ 0 Complex Distribution Chain Kills DRAM Class Action – Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Infineon Technologies AG http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/04/complex-distribution-chain-kills-dram-class-action-%e2%80%93-pro-sys-consultants-ltd-v-infineon-technologies-ag/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/04/complex-distribution-chain-kills-dram-class-action-%e2%80%93-pro-sys-consultants-ltd-v-infineon-technologies-ag/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2009 23:32:02 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=436 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2009/04/complex-distribution-chain-kills-dram-class-action-%e2%80%93-pro-sys-consultants-ltd-v-infineon-technologies-ag/feed/ 0 Class action attacks “economic effect” of DuPont’s prices http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/02/class-action-attacks-%e2%80%9ceconomic-effect%e2%80%9d-of-dupont%e2%80%99s-prices/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/02/class-action-attacks-%e2%80%9ceconomic-effect%e2%80%9d-of-dupont%e2%80%99s-prices/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2008 01:11:42 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=231 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2008/02/class-action-attacks-%e2%80%9ceconomic-effect%e2%80%9d-of-dupont%e2%80%99s-prices/feed/ 0 AGO contributes to ABA handbook http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/05/ago-contributes-to-aba-handbook/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/05/ago-contributes-to-aba-handbook/#comments Tue, 15 May 2007 02:11:31 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=135 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/05/ago-contributes-to-aba-handbook/feed/ 0 Passing-on no defence; unlawfully collected taxes must be refunded, Supreme Court rules http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/01/passing-on-no-defence-unlawfully-collected-taxes-must-be-refunded-supreme-court-rules/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/01/passing-on-no-defence-unlawfully-collected-taxes-must-be-refunded-supreme-court-rules/#comments Wed, 10 Jan 2007 23:31:49 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=316 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2007/01/passing-on-no-defence-unlawfully-collected-taxes-must-be-refunded-supreme-court-rules/feed/ 0 Restitution or windfall? http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/restitution-or-windfall/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/restitution-or-windfall/#comments Sat, 11 Nov 2006 01:15:55 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=348 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/11/restitution-or-windfall/feed/ 0 Synthetic rubber and polyester staple class actions settle http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/11/synthetic-rubber-and-polyester-staple-class-actions-settle/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/11/synthetic-rubber-and-polyester-staple-class-actions-settle/#comments Wed, 02 Nov 2005 20:41:19 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=194 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2005/11/synthetic-rubber-and-polyester-staple-class-actions-settle/feed/ 0