Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Conflict of Laws (2011 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433469506


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The realities of a global marketplace and shrinking political borders means that the application and reach of law is seldom confined to a province, a country or even a continent. The field of conflict of laws, also known as private international law, concerns the mechanisms for addressing cross-jurisdictional legal conflicts in regard to 3 major areas:

Newly and thoroughly revised, Halsbury's Conflict of Laws (2011 Re-issue) analyzes and explains the broad range of conflict questions and rules impacting Canada's 14 jurisdictions, including issues such as:

Cross-border matters Recognition and enforcement of judgments in Canadian courts International conventions Excluding, ascertaining, pleading and proving foreign law and documents Choice of law analysis Renvoi Procedural issues Contracts, torts and unjust enrichment Family law issues

Special Features

References and abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning Selected secondary sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful Glossary of definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in relevant legislation, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable quick reference to a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions


Table of Contents

Applicable Law Analysis
Family Law
Bankruptcy, Insolvency, etc.

Selected Secondary Sources
Glossary of Defined Terms in Access and Privacy Legislation


Janet Walker, B.A. (Hons), M.A., LL.B., D.Phil.

Janet Walker, B.A. (Hons), M.A., LL.B., D.Phil., is a leading authority on the conflict of laws. She teaches Conflict of Laws and International Commercial Arbitration at Osgoode Hall Law School. She has served as an International Advisor to the American Law Institute in its project with Unidroit to develop Transnational Principles and Rules of Civil Procedure (1998-2004), as a member of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada Committee on National Class Actions (2005-06), the IBA Task Force on International Procedures and Protocols for Collective Redress (2007-08) and the American Bar Association Litigation Section Working Group on Protocols for Parallel Class Actions (2007-10). She is the author of Castel and Walker: Canadian Conflict of Laws Sixth Edition, co-author of Civil Litigation andGeneral Editor of The Civil Litigation Process and Common Law Civil Law and the Categories of the Future.

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