Launching class actions against the government and its institutions requires a different set of strategies from class actions against private entities.
Lawyers are educating themselves on how to tackle a defendant with unlimited resources but a vulnerability to public pressure.
Female former Mounties bring action over benefits. Pension plan sponsors need to work a human rights check into their compliance reviews, says a Toronto lawyer.
Change anticipated to make plans more affordable. Pension sponsors are cautiously optimistic about Ontario’s new funding framework for defined-benefit plans, according to lawyers in the field.
‘Most lawyers don’t have pension plans’. Jean-Pierre Laporte had barely thought about a pension — either his own or anyone else’s — by the time he was called to the bar at the turn of the century.
A Supreme Court of Canada decision that ruled the Canada Pension Plan is not a policy of insurance is a win for accident victims across the country, says a Toronto lawyer.
Shareholder democracy activists should not get carried away by the arrival of proxy access proposals north of the border, according to a Toronto lawyer.
A recent Superior Court decision shows sports organizations should be left to their own devices when it comes to matters of internal governance, says a Toronto lawyer.
Corporate lawyers say reporting issuers need to work securities law compliance into their social media policies after a report by the Canadian Securities Administrators found shortcomings in online disclosure practices.
A long-awaited bill will bring federal corporate governance laws up to speed with standards already expected by the country’s securities exchanges and regulators, lawyers say.
Judy van Rhijn|Jul 31, 2017
Traditionally, litigation loans have been the purview of class action plaintiffs and individuals fighting against large insurance companies.