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Civil Litigation - CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions - Certification - Procedure

Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Excalibur Special Opportunities LP, from refusal of certification of its action against the defendant, Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP, as a class proceeding. The plaintiff was an investment fund based in Toronto. Southern China Livestock International was a Nevada company that owned and operated hog farms in China through various subsidiaries and sought to raise further financing. It arranged for a private placement memorandum to be distributed to accredited high net worth investors. One of the exhibits to the memorandum was an audit...