In a recent case, Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda, the Supreme Court of Canada elaborated on the “real and substantial connection” test, bringing greater clarity and predictability to the determination of whether a court is entitled to assume jurisdiction over a case which also has ties to a foreign jurisdiction. In doing so, the Supreme Court of Canada has greatly ...
Recently, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that Conrad Black could proceed with six internet based libel actions in Ontario (Black v. Breeden, 2010 ONCA 547). The claims are based upon an investigation into Lord Black’s conduct as chairman of Hollinger that was published on the Hollinger website. The Defendants are directors, advisors and a vice president of Hollinger.
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