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Is Your Company a Class Actions Target?

Posted in Competition, Defence

The answer, of course, is yes – if your company does business in Canada, it is almost by definition a target for entrepreneurial plaintiff-side class actions lawyers.  This is particularly true if your company does business in one of Canada’s class actions havens, like the province of British Columbia.

The better question is whether or not your company is a “high-risk” class actions target.

Your company may be a “high-risk” target if any of the following apply to it:

your company, or a related company, has been the subject of a class action in the U.S. or elsewhere in Canada.  Canadian plaintiff-side class actions lawyers make excellent use of precedent proceedings (and settlements) – in fact, in many cases, Canadian plaintiff-side class actions lawyers enter into formal collaborations with their U.S.… Continue Reading