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What the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act means for class actions in Ontario

Woodsford’s Ekin Cinar, based in Toronto, looks at what the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act means for class actions and how they can be financed in Ontario. On July 2, 2020, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act (“Bill 161”) amending the Class Proceedings Act, 1992 [...]

By |2020-07-16T10:27:43+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Canada, Class Action|Tags: , |

Supreme Court of Canada ruling further supports the use of litigation funding while regarding insolvent plaintiff’s claim as ‘akin to a pot of gold …’

The Supreme Court of Canada this week (8 May 2020) published written reasons for its judgment in Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp. 2020 SCC 10 (the Bluberi case). The joint reasons were given by Wagner C.J. and Moldaver J., with Abella, Karakatsanis, Côté, Rowe and [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:29:55+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Canada, Steven Friel, Third-Party Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford enters the Canadian market with three key hires

Woodsford today announced further expansion of our international executive team and entry into the Canadian market with the appointment John G. Booth, Ekin Cinar and Richard Asselin as Consultants. Ekin, with extensive experience in complex, high-value disputes involving commercial arbitration and litigation, is based in [...]

Woodsford is recruiting two Business Development Managers (Canada)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is recruiting two versatile Business Development Managers to help develop the Canadian market. Each Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The roles offer tremendous growth potential and are best suited for [...]

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