Yearly Archives: 2015

Case Comment: Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc.

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently issued reasons for judgment in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Garcia”).* Madam Justice Gerow granted the application of the defendant, Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe”), and ordered that the litigation be stayed …

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Obtaining Evidence in British Columbia: Some Practical Points to Consider

From time to time, litigants in jurisdictions outside British Columbia discover that a key witness or some important documents are located in British Columbia – outside the jurisdictional reach of the court in which they are litigating. Occasionally, the witness …

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Time to Pay the Piper – Enforcing Foreign Judgments in British Columbia

Given the increasing amount of cross-border economic activity in the age of globalization, it is not surprising that the victorious litigant often finds that the debtor has no assets within the jurisdiction capable of satisfying a judgment. Fortunately, many jurisdictions …

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