Should I stay or should I go…? The decision in Micron Technology Inc. and the suspension of multijurisdictional class actions
As multijurisdictional class actions become increasingly common, they raise difficult questions about the conduct of the same or similar actions in different courts, the use of scarce judicial resources, and the costs to the parties.
On September 2, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Micron Technology Inc. v. Hazan. The decision provides a timely reminder of the legal framework applicable to the staying of multijurisdictional class actions in Quebec.