Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Private International Law

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision 2019-10-25:

R.S. v. P.R., 2019 SCC 49, File No. 37861

Case brief

(Whether Court of Appeal erred in attributing burden of proof and in interpreting degree of proof required for condition of susceptibility of recognition of foreign judgment in context of international lis pendens — Whether Court of Appeal was justified in intervening in exercise of trial judge’s discretion — Civil Code of Québec, art. 3137.)