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private international law
Mills: Towards a Public International Perspective on Private International Law: Variable Geometry and Peer Governance
Alex Mills (Univ. College London - Law) has posted Towards a Public International Perspective on Private International Law: Variable Geometry and Peer Governance. Here's the abstract:This paper argues that private international law rules constitute a form of international ‘public’ ordering or...
In Momentous.ca Corp v Canadian American Assn of Professional Baseball Ltd, 2012 SCC 9 (available here) the court has affirmed its willingness to give effect to exclusive jurisdiction agreements in favour of a foreign forum. The decision is brief (12 paragraphs) and was released only just over a...
Richard Garnett (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has published Substance and Procedure in Private International Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2012). Here's the abstract:When the law of a foreign country is selected or pleaded by a claimant or defendant, a question arises as to whether the issue pertains to...
Associate Professor Tanya Monestier of the Roger Williams University School of Law has written an article on the willingness of Canadian courts to hear class actions involving a global plaintiff class. It is entitled ”Is Canada the New ‘Shangri-La’ of Global Securities Class...
In Tucows.Com Co. v. Lojas Renner S.A., 2011 ONCA 548 (available here) the Court of Appeal for Ontario considered whether to take jurisdiction in a dispute over the ownership of an internet domain name. Tucows is a Nova Scotia corporation with its principal office in Ontario. Renner is a...