Renvoi: Lex Situs Conflictus

Canadian Conflict of Laws Blawg by Seva Batkin

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“Cougar Ace” – Jurisdiction for Federal Matters

Posted by Seva on July 23, 2008

Thus far, posts on this blawg have only discussed conflicts decisions from provincial courts. In a change of pace, I want to bring to everyone’s attention a recent conflicts case from the Federal Court of Appeal: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. v. Mazda Canada Inc., 2008 FCA 219. This case – a legal component of the well-publicized “Cougar Ace” drama – is interesting both for its extensive discussion and application of FNC principles, and for its somewhat questionable approach to jurisdiction simpliciter.

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