There are key differences between the Canadian and U.S. judicial systems that U.S. attorneys, in-house counsel and businesses must be cognizant of when engaging in a dispute in Canada.
Osler has created the following set of comprehensive, practical and easy-to-use resources for U.S. counsel and businesses:
Obtaining Evidence in Canada for use in U.S. litigation:
Outlines the application process for obtaining evidence in Canada by reviewing the relevant statutory preconditions, discretionary factors and policy considerations.
What U.S. counsel need to know
Locating Torts: Where can a defendant be sued under Canadian law?
When an out-of-province or non-Canadian defendant objects to being sued in a Canadian court, that court must first decide whether it has the jurisdiction to hear the dispute. Where the alleged tort took place will be key to this decision. Our publication, Locating Torts: Where can a defendant be sued under Canadian law? was drafted to assist you in determining where a particular tort is considered to have been committed for the purposes of this analysis.
Find out more with our comprehensive guide