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Godfrey and After: What's New and Next in Canada and Lessons from the American Experience

Friday, November 8, 2019
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM ET

Morgan Lewis antitrust partner Stacey Anne Mahoney will speak on the panel “Godfrey and After: What’s New and Next in Canada and Lessons from the American Experience” presented by The CBA Competition Law Section's Competition Litigation Committee. 

This cross-border panel will discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Godfrey relating to certification of competition class actions, the American certification landscape, and the path forward for certification and trial of competition cases drawing on Canadian and American experiences.

  • Godfrey on certification and comparisons to the US approach
  • Godfrey’s implications on the Quebec test for authorization
  • The path forward for certification: Key areas of dispute in future competition case
  • The American view of Canadian class proceedings and the interplay between parallel cases
  • Godfrey on the burdens of proof of harm at trial
  • The path forward on merits determinations
  • Lessons from the American experience with antitrust class trials