Bryar Law Corporation v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al., No. S070350
Counsel to a US-based semiconductor design and manufacturing company named as a co-defendant in class proceedings before the Supreme Court of British Columbia alleging price fixing and anti-competitive conduct against producers of static random access memory (SRAM).
Bain v. General Motors et al, Ontario Court file no: 07-CV-340633CP
Counsel to the North American and Canadian subsidiaries of a leading global automobile manufacturer in a proposed Ontario class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice involving allegations of cross-border price fixing.
McKay v. Ace Aviation Holdings, et. al., S067490
Counsel to a US-based airline initially named as a co-defendant in a putative class action filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia with respect to alleged anti-trust action in regard to price fixing for air cargo;
The Consumers' Association of Canada et al. v. Coca-Cola Bottling Ltd. et al., 2006 BCSC, appeal dismissed 2007 BCCA 356.
Counsel to a leading Canadian food wholesaler and distributor and to the Canadian beverage subsidiary of a multi-national food and beverage conglomerate named as co-defendants in a class action in the Supreme Court of British Columbia based on the British Columbia Beverage Container Stewardship Program Regulation; the action was ultimately dismissed by the Court of Appeal for British Columbia pursuant to a summary judgment application.
Wong v. Nissan Canada Inc. et al., S046621, Vancouver Registry
Counsel to the Canadian subsidiary of a leading global automobile manufacturer and its dealers in a putative class action in British Columbia involving allegations of defective vehicle brakes; claim was dismissed by consent.
MacKinnon v. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union, 2004 BCSC 125
Counsel to a British Columbia-based credit union which avoided joinder in class proceedings before the Supreme Court of British Columbia involving a claim related to alleged excessive charges on overdraft accounts.
Canadian counsel to a Big Four accounting firm, auditor for Vancouver-based fibre-optic network builder 360networks, in US class proceedings filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York which alleged that 360networks had overstated its revenues between November 2000 and June 2001 by almost US$4.8 billion; the claim against the accounting firm was abandoned.
Sadler and Hart v. Watson Wyatt & Company, Royal Trust Corp et al. No. C982281, Vancouver Registry]
Counsel to the corporate directors of an insolvent British Columbia-based mining company in a class action before the Supreme Court of British Columbia relating to underfunding of the company’s corporate pension plan; the directors avoided liability.
Elms et. al. v. Laurentian Bank of Canada et. al., No. C990211, Vancouver Registry.
Counsel to a major Canadian bank named as a defendant in a class action in the Supreme Court of British Columbia arising from a failed real estate development; the action was ultimately discontinued.