Canada High Court To Weigh Cartel Wiretap Disclosures

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Canada agreed Thursday to consider whether private plaintiffs seeking damages from companies that allegedly conspired to hike gasoline prices should be allowed access to wiretaps from a related government probe, in a case that could affect the constitutional rights of white collar defendants facing civil class actions.

The high court will review two lower court decisions ordering the government to turn over thousands of private conversations the Competition Bureau recorded with a search warrant while it was investigating a suspected gas cartel...
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