Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Private International Law, Utah and Quebec

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision on 2019-02-22:

Barer v. Knight Brothers LLC, 2019 SCC 13; File No. 37594

Case brief

(Whether Utah court had jurisdiction over Quebec resident under Quebec rules on indirect international jurisdiction in personal actions of patrimonial nature — Whether burden of proof for establishing jurisdiction rests on party seeking recognition of foreign judgment — Whether Quebec resident submitted to Utah court’s jurisdiction — Whether dispute substantially connected to Utah)