TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Two senior provincial court judges and
some of North America's top lawyers discuss managing the risks of class action
litigation at the Class Action Forum: Pre-Emptive Business and Legal
Strategies, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, October 2 and 3.
Who: Alan J. Lenczner, Lenczner Slaught, Elizabeth J. Cabraser,
Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and
Allan Rock, Sutts, Strosberg LLP, will participate in the
panel discussion, The Corporate Class Action Nightmare: The
Plaintiffs' View, at 8:15 a.m., Tuesday.
Silvana Conte, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Donald McCarty,
Vice-President and General Counsel, Imperial Tobacco Canada
Limited, and The Hon. Justice André Prévost, Judge, Superior
Court of Quebec, will discuss the current class action
situation in Quebec, at 3:15 p.m., Tuesday.
The Hon. Donald I. Brenner, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of
British Columbia, will deliver the keynote presentation,
Do Class Actions Help More Than They Hurt?,
at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday.
When: Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Where: InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front St. W
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The forum is sponsored by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Navigant
Consulting, Torys LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Fasken Martineau
DuMoulin LLP, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Commonwealth Legal, Davies Ward
Phillips & Vineberg LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP and the
Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries.
Media must register in advance.
For further information:
For further information: or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires,
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221.