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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Awards

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Mareva injunctions: They’re not just for pre-judgment anymore

Posted in Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Awards, Injunctions & Emergency Relief
The Mareva injunction is a powerful tool for levelling the playing field when dealing with those who, left to their own devices, would dissipate their assets, with a view to frustrating the claims of their creditors.  While the commencement of litigation is the traditional juncture to seek such extraordinary relief, based in part on the… Continue Reading

British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds Mareva injunction in aid of international arbitral proceedings, overturning lower court

Posted in Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Awards, Injunctions & Emergency Relief
In a decision sure to please the international arbitration bar and those who pursue asset recovery in fraud matters alike, our team was recently successful before the highest court in British Columbia. The BC Court of Appeal reinforced the importance of Canada’s international obligations to recognize and enforce arbitral awards and to treat foreign litigants… Continue Reading