The Canadian Institutes 10th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation

Venue: Toronto

Location: Toronto, Canada

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 24, 2009
Early Registration Date: Aug 26, 2009
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Class Actions Litigation is Escalating in Volume and Complexity.
Do You Have the Tools and Capacity You Need to Give Your Clients the Best Advice For Litigation Success?

Corporations and governments are increasingly exposed to business, financial, and reputational risks arising from class actions proceedings, which may be commenced in any of the provinces and territories in Canada. Growing areas for litigation include securities class actions — which alone increased by 125% over the past year — and employee overtime claims, while a significant risk of new actions arises from recent amendments to the federal Competition Act. Meanwhile, corporate Canada struggles to avoid, where possible, and cost-effectively manage, where necessary, class actions on a multijurisdictional and North American basis.

At The Canadian Institute’s 10th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation, our outstanding speaker faculty will provide you with the legal updates, innovative strategies, and best practices you need to know to avoid or mitigate exposure to class actions risks, including:

DISCOVERING how to effectively navigate multijurisdictional hurdles
OPTIMIZING your resources in managing class action litigation
OBTAINING valuable advice on your top questions
UNDERSTANDING views on waiver of tort across the country
IDENTIFYING disclosure obligations in securities class actions
And much more!

PLUS! Add value to your attendance and gain practical insights into the class actions litigation process at our pre-conference workshop on The Nuts and Bolts of Class Actions Litigation.