Letters Rogatory Must Seek Relevant Information. Riverview-Trenton Railroad Company v. Michigan Department of Transportation, 2018 ONSC 2124.

In this fascinating case, Justice Dunphy of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismisses an application to enforce letters of request (letters rogatory) pursuant to the Ontario Evidence Act against The Windsor-Detroit…

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Ontario Court of Appeal Rejects Ontario Jurisdiction over Foreign Defendants Where No “Actual” Presence in the Province

In its seminal decision in Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda, 2012 SCC 17 (CanLII) the Supreme Court of Canada set out four factors, which if established, lead to a presumption that…

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“Discoverability” Principle may Extend 2 year Limitation Period to Enforce Italian Judgment in Ontario: Sicilian Maceri Services v. OGO Fibers Inc., 2018 ONSC 1342 (CanLII)

Until the Court of Appeal for Ontario released it’s recent decision inIndependence Plaza 1 Associates, L.L.C. v. Figliolini 2017 ONCA 44 (CanLII), the limitation period applicable to actions to enforce foreign…

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Advertising, Marketing and Distributing Products in Ontario Does Not Satisfy The “Doing Business in Ontario” Requirement When Determining Whether Ontario Court Has Jurisdiction

A plaintiff sued various defendants that are domiciled in the United States. While the plaintiff is a Canadian citizen, during the relevant time period the plaintiff lived in the United…

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