2020 Entertainment & Technology Law Conference

The Entertainment & Technology Law Conference series was established to merge entertainment law issues with insight on the new technology and media concerns that directly affect the music industry. At this year’s Law Conference, David Sterns will be speaking on copyrights class actions in Canada on Friday, September 25th. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2HmFqsY

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Chambers Canada has ranked Sotos as a leading class actions firm

We have once again been distinguished by Chambers Canada in its 2021 edition as a leading class actions law firm for taking on complex and challenging class actions across all industries. According to the research done by the publication: What the team is known for Highly regarded Toronto-based boutique active in the plaintiff class action

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Court Again Rules for Employees in CIBC Overtime Class Action

Toronto, Ont. (August 13, 2020) –The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued additional reasons for judgment in the long-running unpaid overtime class action lawsuit against Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).  The Court followed up on its March 30, 2020 summary judgment decision, ruling that CIBC’s current overtime policy is illegal and unenforceable and that front-line employees who

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Sotos Class Actions team has been ranked as leading practitioners by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020

David Sterns and Louis Sokolov have once again been recognized as leading practitioners in Class Actions practice area by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles of leading practitioners across Canada in more than 60 practice areas and

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Summary judgment issued in groundbreaking unpaid overtime class action

Toronto, Ont. (March 30, 2020) – Today, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued reasons for judgment in the long-running unpaid overtime class action lawsuit against  Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).  The Court ruled in favour of the class of approximately 31,000 current and former tellers, personal bankers and other front-line workers in retail branches across

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Bell called upon to waive charges on prison long distance calls during the COVID-19 crisis

TORONTO, March 19, 2020 – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has suspended all visits with family and friends at Ontario jails. In these circumstances, Bell’s telephones in Ontario jails have become the only way prisoners can communicate with their families and support network. Bell charges over $30 for a long distance call of no more than 20 minutes.

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