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Margie Strub Construction Law LLP
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Risk has accelerated as court proceedings were delayed
Today not only companies are accelerating their decision-making, but regulators have ramped up, too
Pandemic fuels white-collar crime
Compliance — and enforcement — are more important than ever, as regulators can receive more complaints during economic downturns, disgruntled former employees can turn 'whistleblowers,' and risks to cybersecurity increase
The litigation pot continues to bubble
A variety of business claims are being disputed, though arbitration has continued to be favoured as the courts have been slow to decide cases. The pandemic has also drawn greater attention to disclosures of risks
Pandemic is a change agent in litigation practice
Seeking a balance, in moving forward, between in-person and virtual proceedings
Privacy a dominant theme in class actions
Many sectors are ripe for class-action litigation: privacy, cybersecurity and big data, long-term care facilities, securities, employment, consumer/competition, and the 'social' part of ESG: equity, diversity and harassment
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