What's New in Securities Class Actions? Recent Developments & Emerging Trends (Archived Video Stream) 

May 27, 2014
Toronto Online

What's New in Securities Class Actions? Recent Developments & Emerging Trends
Class Actions Law Section & Business Law Section | Original Program Date: May 27, 2014

Track the latest developments and trends in securities class actions. Hear from an expert panel of experienced plaintiff and defense counsel about the following:

Concurent regulatory and civil proceedings:
      - OSC no contest settlement initiative: implications for plaintiffs and defendants
      - impact of AIC Limited v. Fisher on settling respondents.
      - lessons learned from Knowledge House

Funding of Class Proceedings:
      - is the Class Proceedings Fund still the only game in town?
      - implications of third party funding for plaintiffs and defendants

Prospectus/OM class actions:
      - who is an underwriter?
      - who is a prospectus/OM purchaser?

Common Law Misrepresentation Claims:
      - is there still a need to plead reliance?
      - preferable procedure

Secondary Market Claims: Has the Pedulum Swung Too Far in Favour of Plaintiffs?
      - the test for leave under Pt. XXIII.1 of the Securities Act
      - relationship between the granting of leave and certification
      - suspension of the statutory limitation period: implications for plaintiffs

Impact of Insolvency Proceedings on Class Actions:
      - settlements
      - case management
      - stay of class proceedings


Steven Rosenhek, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP


Linda Fuerst, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin (Moderator)
Daniel Bach, Siskinds LLP
John Fabello, Torys LLP


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