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Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Latest Publications

Self-Regulatory Organizations May Be able to collect fines in court

by Wendy Sun

In its recently published Budget for 2017, the Ontario Government is proposing to allow self-regulatory organisations (SROs), such as the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) to file their disciplinary decisions with the court, in order to collect fines levied against individuals, particular from those who are no longer working 

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Mitsubishi Electric Auto Parts Fine Brings Total to $84M

by Daphne Hooper

Japanese auto parts manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric has been fined $13.4 million after pleading guilty to participating in illegal agreements with industry competitors to determine who would win certain calls for bids issued by Honda and Ford for the supply of alternators, and by General Motors for the supply of ignition coils. Mitsubishi Electric’s fine is now the 

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Suing for unpaid legal fees (usually) not illegal, Divisional Court confirms

by Christopher Somerville

For decades, Ontario lawyers suing to collect their accounts have sometimes faced an obscure but potentially devastating obstacle: the Solicitors Act (Ontario).[1] On its face, s. 23 of the Act seems to ban any action to collect fees from a retainer agreement even though s. 2 of the Act permits a court action to recover fees one 

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No Work No Pay – Fee Sharing Agreements Are Subject To Court’s Review – Wendy Sun

by Wendy Sun

Wendy Sun’s article No Work No Pay – Fee Sharing Agreements Are Subject to Court’s Review was published in Class Action Defence Quarterly, Volume 11, No. 3, March 2017.

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Dirty Diesel Done Dirt Cheap? VW Settles “Clean Diesel” Scandal

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Volkswagen recently employed a quick settlement strategy to deal with the fallout from its admission, in September 2015, that it had installed software to cheat on emissions tests on 11 million diesel powered Volkswagen and Audi vehicles. On October 15, 2015, a recall of approximately 8.5 million vehicles in Europe was announced.[1] By December 2016, 

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