Castel & Walker: Canadian Conflict of Laws, 6th Edition

Provides a scholarly yet practical analysis of the vast and continuously growing body of common law, legislation and treaties and conventions that govern private international law as it is applied in Canada.
Publication Language: English
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Through five successful editions, LexisNexis® Castel &  Walker: Canadian Conflict of Laws has provided a scholarly yet practical analysis of the vast and continuously growing body of common law, legislation and treaties and conventions that govern private international law as it is applied in Canada.

Now Includes LexisNexis® Quicklaw® Citations

Case references include both the official law report citation and the LexisNexis Quicklaw citation. Allowing you to quickly identify and obtain the full-text decisions relevant to your particular case.

Features and Benefits:

  • Comprehensive approach - 35 chapters set out the general principles and how they are applied by the courts in virtually every area of civil practice
  • Practical guidance - Addresses the unique evidentiary and procedural issues that form part of the conflict of laws field
  • Up-to-date information - The looseleaf format combined with regular releases ensure that the publication always represents the current state of the law as articulated in the hundreds of court decisions handed down each year
  • Authoritative statement of the law - Written by a top expert in the field of private international law

Particular focus is placed on:

  • How courts across Canada have been implementing, refining, and sometimes distinguishing, the governing principles articulated in leading cases
  • Contemporary approaches to conflicts issues in the private law fields including the particular rules that have developed with respect to torts, contracts, property, succession, family law and bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Impact of recent international developments on the enforcement of civil and commercial judgments worldwide

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    Table of contents

    Part One: General Considerations
    Chapter 1: Nature and Scope of the Conflict of Laws
    Chapter 2: The Constitution and the Conflict of Laws
    Chapter 3: Characterization and the Incidental Question
    Chapter 4: The Connecting Factors of Domicile and Residence
    Chapter 5: Renvoi
    Chapter 6: Substance and Procedure
    Chapter 7: Proof of Foreign Law and Foreign Documents
    Chapter 8: Refusal to Apply Foreign Law or to Enforce Foreign Judgments
    Chapter 9: The Time Element

    Part Two: Jurisdiction of Canadian Courts - Foreign Judgments and Arbitration Awards
    Chapter 10: The Scope of Judicial Jurisdiction
    Chapter 11: The Bases of Judicial Juristiction
    Chapter 12: Admiralty Actions In Rem and In Personam
    Chapter 13: Declining Jurisdiction
    Chapter 14: Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments
    Chapter 15: Arbitration and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

    Part Three: Choice of Law
    (A) Family Law
    Chapter 16: Marriage
    Chapter 17: Matrimonial Causes
    Chapter 18: Custody, Access and Guardianship
    Chapter 19: Support Obligations
    Chapter 20: Legitimacy, Legitimation, Adoption and Determination of Paternity
    Chapter 21: Mental Incompetence
    (B) Property
    Chapter 22: Nature and Situs of Property
    Chapter 23: Immovables
    Chapter 24: Movables
    Chapter 25: Matrimonial Property
    Chapter 26: Estates Administration
    Chapter 27: Succession
    Chapter 28: Trusts
    (C) Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Foreign Corporations
    Chapter 29: Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    Chapter 30: Foreign Corporations
    (D) Obligations
    Chapter 31: Contracts
    Chapter 32: Unjust Enrichment
    Chapter 33: Negotiable Instruments
    Chapter 34: Foreign Currency Obligations
    Chapter 35: Torts

    Index