The Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in several areas of business-related litigation. Also included are feature articles on the latest developments in commercial and securities litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
The Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation 2020 was distributed through the November 27, 2020 edition of The Globe and Mail.
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Class actions remain steady
Sectors that are now ripe for litigation include cannabis, Big Tech and long-term care facilities; privacy, secondary market misrepresentation and predominance of common issues are also in the foreground
Vigilance urged to avoid fraud
Fraud, corruption or money laundering may not have increased in volume yet, but it is looming on the horizon and the opportunities are increasing in the pandemic, say lawyers
Pandemic accelerates ‘explosion in arbitration’
Advantages of arbitration are virtual proceedings, customized timeframes, a paperless process using electronic document filing, remedies that can be specified by the parties and confidentiality and flexibility in the proceeding
Top 10 Cases of 2019-2020
Canadian courts delivered several hard-hitting decisions affecting Canadian businesses in 2019 and 2020, including the long-awaited release of the Supreme Court of Canada’s administrative law trilogy