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March 12, 2019

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions: Starters Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert Bosch Inc., and Robert Bosch LLC (“Bosch”), in the…

February 11, 2019

On October 25, 2018, the Ontario Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Limited, and…

February 11, 2019

On October 25, 2018, the Ontario Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Limited, and…

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Autoparts Settlements

Autoparts Settlements

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions:

Starters

Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert Bosch Inc., and Robert Bosch LLC (“Bosch”), in the amount of $250,000.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. and Mitsubishi Electric Sales Canada, Inc. (“Mitsubishi Electric”), in the amount of $2,000,000.

Windshield Wipers

Bosch, in the amount of $150,000.

Requests to opt-out of the proceedings must be post-marked by May 13, 2019.

Alternators

Mitsubishi Electric, in the amount of $2,200,000.

Ignition Coils

Mitsubishi Electric, in the amount of $2,500,000.

Fuel Injection Systems

Aisan Industry Co. Ltd., Franklin Precision Industry, Inc., Aisan Corporation of America and Hyundam Industrial Co., Ltd. (“Aisan”), in the amount of $40,000.

Bosch, in the amount of $375,000.

Mitsubishi Electric, in the amount of $400,000.

The Aisan, Bosch and Mitsubishi Electric settlements are subject to court approval in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. The Aisan, Bosch, and Mitsubishi Electric settlements were approved by the Ontario Court on September 21, 2018, and in the Quebec Court on November 30, 2018. On April 24, 2019, at 9:30am the British Columbia Court will hold a hearing at the Vancouver Court House at 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Please review the Notice of Certification for Settlement Purposes and Settlement Approval Hearing by clicking on the link shown below:

The settlement funds (plus interest, less court-approved fees and expenses) are being held in trust for the benefit of settlement class members. At a later date, the courts will be asked to approve a method of distributing the settlement funds to settlement class members.

Foreign Exchange Manipulation

A national settlement has been reached with Morgan Stanley for USD$2.3 million, subject to court approval in Ontario and Quebec.  At the approval hearings, the Ontario and Quebec courts will also be asked to approve the distribution protocol to pay out claims.

In order to receive a payment from the settlements, you must submit a claim form by August 19, 2019. Claims can be submitted online at the ForEx Class Action website.

Hydrogen Peroxide National Settlement Approval

A national settlement, totaling $3.25 million has been reached with FMC Corporation and FMC of Canada, Ltd. (collectively “FMC”). The FMC settlement approval motion will be heard before the Ontario Superior Court in London on January 18, 2019.

CRT Price Fixing Class Action – Distribution of Settlement Funds to Class Members

Class members can make a claim from November 1, 2018 until March 1, 2019 at www.crtclassactioncanada.ca.

Commercial Halibut Fishing – Matter Concluded

This class action has been concluded. On September 12, 2018, a Consent Dismissal Order was filed with the court registry dismissing all claims.

Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries Settlements

Settlements have been reached with NEC, Samsung and Sony totaling over $7 million.

Microsoft Class Action

Motion to approve Settlement Agreement scheduled for September 21, 2018.

Capacitors Class Action

Settlements have been reached with TOKIN, Nitsuko and Okaya. Hearings to approve the settlements will be heard this Fall.

For more information on this case, please click the link below.

Visa / Mastercard – Application to Approve Settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard

Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018, July 4, 2018 and July 5, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard. The BC Court’s decision was released on July 13, 2018 and can be found under “Important Documents”. The hearings scheduled for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario were adjourned and have been rescheduled. The Quebec hearing will go ahead as originally scheduled on August 21, 2018. Please contact Class Counsel at info@creditcardsettlements.ca if you would like to receive information regarding the rescheduled hearings. The rescheduled dates are also be posted on this website.

Important Dates – National Bank of Canada, Visa and Mastercard Settlement Approval Hearings:

  • BC Action – Vancouver on June 25, 2018 at 10:00 am
  • Quebec Action – Montreal on August 21, 2018 at 8:45 am
  • Ontario Action – Toronto on September 4, 2018 at 10:00 am
  • Saskatchewan – Regina on September 5, 2018 at 10:00 am
  • Alberta – Calgary on August 23, 2018 at 11:00 am

Visa / Mastercard – National Bank Settlement Approval Hearings

Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard and are awaiting a decision from the BC Court. In the meantime, the hearings scheduled for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario have been adjourned. Please contact Class Counsel at info@creditcardsettlements.ca or swong@cfmlawyers.ca if you would like to receive information when those hearings are rescheduled. New hearing dates will also be posted on this website once they are available.

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