EVENT ADVISORY - 11th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation

TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute's 11th Annual Forum on Class Actions Litigation will bring together Canada's leading plaintiff and defence counsel to discuss practical strategies, lessons learned from personal experience and case studies. Delegates will learn how to manage litigation complexities and plan strategies through trial.

Conference highlights:

  • Updates on leading class action trends and developments across Canada and in the US.
  • Preparing for a common issues trial (Case Study on the Inco litigation)
  • Managing procedural uncertainty on national class actions
  • Determine what kind of evidence is needed to support a certification motion
  • Applying creative settlement structures for complex litigation to class actions

The outstanding speaker faculty includes representatives from Branch MacMaster LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Siskinds LLP, Bennett Jones LLP, Merchant Law Group LLP, Department of Justice, Canada and more!

Conference:  The Canadian Institute's 11th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation
Date: September 28 - 29, 2010
Location:  Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, Toronto
Website:  www.canadianinstitute.com/class
Co-Chairs:  Paul J. Martin - Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  Norman J. Emblem - Partner, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

About The Canadian Institute
For over 25 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world.  The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge.  Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit href="http://www.canadianinstitute.com/">www.CanadianInstitute.com.

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. For media accreditation contact: Paul McComb 416-927-0718 Ext. 333 or p.mccomb@canadianinstitute.com.


SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information:

Paul McComb
The Canadian Institute
416-927-0718 Ext. 333

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