Join us and be "first in class" in class actions today!
Friday, May 28, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm via webinar
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Who should attend: This conference is for judges, plaintiff counsel, defence counsel, corporate counsel, and in-house counsel throughout Canada who will be judging, prosecuting or defending class proceedings
Learning level: All levels
Class proceedings continue to evolve as a powerful litigation mechanism and the differences that exist in jurisprudence across jurisdictions makes the class action process extremely complex. As actions cross provincial borders, you will be faced with important strategic, tactical, and practice decisions, such as where to file and how to best manage the certification process.
This year's conference will prepare you to manage a range of issues both long-standing and emerging in class proceedings; from COVID-19 related litigation, to privacy and cyber-security class actions, to public interest cases, to ethical issues in class actions. Of particular note is our panel discussion on the differences between the BC and Ontario class action regimes. Finally, again anchoring the conference will be the ever-popular Cross Canada Update panel and the Judges Panel.
You will learn from leading counsel and jurists at the center of emerging class action jurisprudence and you will receive a comprehensive review of the issues, trends, and practices shaping class action litigation today.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 5 hours (this course will contain a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Luciana P. Brasil — Branch MacMaster LLP, Vancouver
Michael A. Eizenga — Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto
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