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Class Actions in 2021: Trends and Developments

Class Actions in 2021: Trends and Developments
March 9, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Please note this webcast will be in English only.

Join members of Blakes national Class Actions team for an in-depth discussion about the recent developments and trends impacting the legal landscape for class actions in Canada.

This live webcast will cover the following topics:

  • General trends in class actions in Canada

  • Ontario’s amendments to the Class Proceedings Act – heightened certification threshold and its impact

  • The top class action decisions of 2020

  • Managing overlapping multi-jurisdictional class actions

  • Pre-certification motions and their sequencing

  • Pure economic loss developments

Following the presentation, there will be a 10-minute Q&A session.




Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Live Webcast:
12 – 1 p.m. (EST)

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.