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Weekly Global Class Action Roundup – April 21, 2017

In this week’s roundup, a class action against Deloitte involving attorney document reviewers is certified in Canada, a Chinese antitrust class action against Apple, and Canadian courts approve a settlement in a VW “defeat device” class action. An Ontario court has certified a class action brought by a putative class of attorney document reviewers who … Continue Reading

Weekly Global Class Action Roundup – April 14, 2017

In this week’s roundup, a multinational class action against Yahoo, a Thai class action regarding allegedly defective Ford vehicles, and a report on the “preferred jurisdiction for class actions in Canada.” A data breach class action against Yahoo seeks to certify subclasses of Yahoo users located in Israel, Venezuela, Australia, and Spain. Ford faces a … Continue Reading

N.D. Cal. Dismisses Vehicle Hacking Class Action Due to No Injury in Fact

On November 25, 2015, the Northern District of California dismissed Cahen v. Toyota Motor Corporation, Case No. 15-cv-01104, one of the first class actions to allege that automotive manufacturers did not sufficiently protect their vehicles’ technology from intrusion by hackers.  This class action was first filed in March, following a report issued by Senator Ed … Continue Reading