Posts Tagged ‘Nova Scotia’

Supreme Court of Canada grants leave in appeal involving state immunity of international organizations

April 30, 2012

On April 26, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada granted an application for leave to appeal in Tissa Amaratunga v. Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, a body corporate (N.S.) (Civil) (By Leave) (34501) Coram: McLachlin / Rothstein / Moldaver [“Amaratunga“]. (more…)

Plaintiff’s Attempt to Transfer Action on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds Fails

August 31, 2011

In Hughes v. Porter, 2011 NLTD 106 (CanLII), the plaintiff made a novel, albeit unsuccessful, jurisdictional argument to transfer an action to Nova Scotia, nearly 10 years after commencing his action in Newfoundland. (more…)

Nova Scotia Court Throws a “Curve” on Consent-Based Jurisdiction

June 10, 2011
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The recent Supreme Court of Nova Scotia decision in Curves International, Inc. v. Archibald, 2011 NSSC 217 (CanLII) is an odd jurisdictional motion involving a franchise agreement with a result that throws a curve on consent-based jurisdcition. (more…)

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