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Court stays proposed Ontario class action by Uber drivers in favour of arbitrati...

Posted on Mar 1 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., a January 30, 2018 decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court decided that a proposed class action brought on behalf of Uber drivers should be stayed in favour of arbitration in the Netherlands. The court held that the International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 (“ICAA”) applied, even if there was an employment relationship between the representative driver, Mr. Heller, and Uber.

Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Negotiated Releases in GM Cl...

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Posted on Sep 29 2017

On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v.

Court of Appeal denies GM security for costs against Trilliu...

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Posted on May 23 2017

By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd.

Arbitration Agreement Results In Stay Of Franchisees’ Clas...

Stay Of Franchisees’ Class Action
Posted on Feb 7 2015

In a recent Ontario franchise decision, 1146845 Ontario Inc. v. Pillar to Post Inc.

Unfairness Drives Court’s Rejection Of Class Action Settle...

Court’s Rejection Of Class Action Settlement
Posted on Dec 8 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently rejected a proposed settlement in a Quiznos franchise class action settlement approval hearing.

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