US Attys Eye Canada As Fertile Class Action Ground

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 12:39 PM EDT) -- U.S. litigators are looking to Canada as an untapped market to expand their class action practices, but in a jurisdiction where the class action is still in its infancy, American attorneys may find some surprises north of the border.

In recent years class action litigators based in the U.S. have started teaming up with their counterparts in Canada, either forming strategic partnerships or coordinating parallel cases in the two countries, attorneys said.

“The world's longest undefended border is remarkably porous when it comes to class actions,”...
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