July 29, 2020 - In Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19 (Babstock), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) clarifies the contentious doctrine of “waiver of tort” and provides helpful guidance on the way courts should assess novel claims at the stage of certification of a proposed...
Supreme Court of Canada Allows Indirect Purchaser Class Actions for Antitrust Claims
Davies partners John Bodrug, Adam Fanaki and Chantelle Spagnola provide insight on three recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions allowing indirect purchasers to assert claims in antitrust class actions. The article examines the reasoning behind these rulings and questions whether such actions will be workable in practice.
July 03, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its highly anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v David Heller (Uber), ruling that a proposed class action on behalf of Uber drivers can proceed despite an arbitration clause contained in the standard form agreement between drivers...