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Fiona Campbell

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Fiona Campbell is a former associate of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Have judicial robes, can travel: judges can sit in other provinces

Judges of the Superior Court of Ontario may sit and make decisions in courtrooms in other provinces when the Ontario court has jurisdiction over the parties and issues in the proceeding, ... [more] Full article

Competition Law Review

Review of major Canadian Competition Law developments over the past year, including: Criminal, Reviewable Matters, Mergers, Marketing Practices, Private Enforcement, The Long Arm of US Antitrust, Across the Pond Top Stories

  • Can indirect purchasers sue for price-fixing losses?
  • Bureau reverses the charges on hidden fees
  • Court throws the book at Yellow Page business directory scam
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Discoverability does not apply to competition claims

The Federal Court has recently ruled that the discoverability rule does not apply to extend the limitation period applicable to private actions launched to recover damages caused by breaches of the Competition Act. [more] Full article

October 2010 Commercial Litigation Update

An update on significant commercial litigation decisions released recently in Canada.

Contributors: The Hon. David C. Dingwall, P.C., Q.C., Kenneth Dekker, Michael Osborne, Fiona Campbell (Articling Student), and Brigid Wilkinson (Summer Student) An update on significant commercial litigation decisions released recently in Canada.

  • Insurance companies hit with $455.7 million class action judgment
  • Court of Appeal comes to the fork in the road – and takes it
  • Alberta appeal court overturns unprecedented damages award to dismissed investment advisor
  • Judgment granted in Ontario’s first-ever environmental tort class action
  • The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes – Its time has come!
  • Court refuses to add to the contractual obligations of the vendor of a business
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Judgment granted in Ontario’s first environmental tort class action

In a judgment released last July in Smith v. Inco. the Ontario Superior Court recently decided Ontario’s first-ever environmental tort class action judgment by awarding an estimated $36 million to ... [more] Full article