Clyde & Co
Plaintiff law firms are celebrating! From 1 July 2020 class action lawyers can apply to the Supreme Court of Victoria for permission to charge costs using a contingency fee model.
Clyde & Co
The global health pandemic brought on by COVID-19 has
devastated economies around the world. Directors and
officers are in an incredibly challenging position right now.
In Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, the Supreme Court of Canada invalidated a widely used arbitration clause and thereby gave Uber drivers the green light to proceed with a proposed class action.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a recent decision (Wright v. Horizons ETFS Management (Canada) Inc., 2020 ONCA 337), the Ontario Court of Appeal expanded the scope of negligence claims for pure economic loss and...
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its much-anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller. This case considers the enforceability of a mandatory...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In a highly-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") ruled in favour of Uber drivers and food delivery personnel, finding that an arbitration clause within an online standard-form...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario released last week.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller regarding the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller.
MLT Aikins LLP
In a much-anticipated decision released on June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada has changed the law with respect to the doctrine of unconscionability.
Clyde & Co
Employers continue to be subjected to a lengthening list of underpayment class actions, as litigation funders who are looking...
Group litigation has been part of the UK litigation landscape for twenty years. In recent years, however, a number of contributory factors have fuelled the growth of claims brought on behalf ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In this episode, Akin Gump litigation partner Hyongsoon Kim and counsel Molly Whitman discuss class actions against colleges and universities that have moved to remote teaching due to the pandemic.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Complying with California law on wage statements can be tricky for employers. Pursuant to Labor Code Section 226(a)(8), wage statements must identify the employer's legal name.
Arnold & Porter
Permutations and Pointers in Personal Jurisdiction Law.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 22, 2020, the Second Circuit reinstated its judgment entered pursuant to its initial opinion in an Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA") class action after the Supreme Court vacated the decision.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Several months into the widespread business closures and event cancellations resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic, we have seen businesses adopt a range of strategies to respond.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
For those following our blogs, you've likely come across discussions of false advertising litigation trends involving the use of terms such as "natural" and "pure," ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Heightened federal scrutiny into Chinese issuers, as well as sustained private investor litigation against such companies, has led to commentary that the U.S. capital markets are becoming less...
In this two-part series we will explore the issues raised for colleges and universities by COVID-19-related tuition and fee refund class action lawsuits. In Part One we begin by providing...