Class Actions Against Multiple Defendants in Quebec: The Issues of Legal Interest and Standing to Sue

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The articles in this collection focus on the intersection of competition law and class actions. They consider the role that class actions can play in achieving an optimally competitive market for goods and services and in providing compensation for those who have suffered as a result of anticompetitive conduct. They examine key issues such as the appropriate test for class action certification and acceptable methodologies for calculating damages, and in doing so, they bring to bear the views of legal academics, economists, and experienced practising lawyers.


Table of contents

Foreword – Justices Kathryn N. Feldman and Robert J. Sharpe (Court of Appeal for Ontario) and Kenneth C. Mackenzie (Court of Appeal for British Columbia)

Chapter1: Litigating Conspiracy: An Introduction – Stephen G.A. Pitel

Chapter2: Competition Class Actions: An Evaluation of Deterrence and Corrective Justice Rationales – Margaret Sanderson and Michael Trebilcock

Chapter3: Coordinating Private Class Action and Public Agency Enforcement of Antitrust Law – David Rosenberg and James P. Sullivan

Chapter 4: Imperfect Information and Conspiracy Class Actions – Edward M. Iacobucci

Chapter 5: The Investment Theory of Class Actions – Guy Halfteck

Chapter 6: Antitrust Class Actions: Chaos in the Courts – Robert H. Klonoff

Chapter 7: Class Certification in the Microsoft Indirect Purchaser Litigation – William H. Page

Chapter 8: The United States Experience with Competition Class Action Certification: A Comment – Spencer Weber Waller

Chapter 9: The Certification of Competition-related Class Actions in Canada – John B. Laskin, Linda M. Plumpton, and Amanda M. Kemshaw

Chapter 10: Conspiracy Class Actions: Evidence on the Motion for Certification – David W. Kent

Chapter 11: Class Actions Against Multiple Defendants in Quebec: The Issues of Legal Interest and Standing to Sue – Catherine Piché

Chapter 12: Avoiding Pitfalls and Potential Conflicts in Negotiating Class Counsel Fees and Obtaining Court Approval – J.J. Camp

Chapter 13: Jurisdictional Issues in Internation Cartel Cases: A Canadian Perspective – Donald B. Houston and Jeanne L. Pratt

Chapter 14: An American Perspective: Comment on the Articles by J.J. Camp, and Donald Houston and Jeanne Pratt – Joseph P. Bauer

Chapter 15: The Role of Economics in Class Certification and Class-wide Impact – John C. Beyer

Chapter 16: Estimating Damages from Price-fixing – James A. Brander and Thomas W. Ross

Chapter 17: Compensation for the Class: Ascertaining and Distributing Damages in a Competition Class Action – James Sullivan and Amelia Staunton

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