In the News – Online Obscenity

Toronto Internet Lawyer discussed the legality of posting the Luka Magnotta video on the Best Gore website with the national and international media. Mr. Zvulony took the position that the posting of the video violated Canada's obscenity laws.
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Seizure of Intellectual Property to Enforce A Judgment

This discussion will not focus on royalties received from intellectual property, presumably these can be seized by garnishment. The discussion will focus on the seizure of the intellectual property itself.

Enforcing a USA Judgment in Ontario Canada by Summary Judgment

Recently, the Ontario Court of Appeal re-affirmed the principle that a judgment from the United States is usually enforceable in Canada, with very few and very limited exceptions.

Enforcement of US Judgments in Canada: Case Comment

Case Comment: Old North State Brewing Co. v. Newlands Services Inc. One of the principal tenets of contract law is freedom of contract. It can be said with a fair degree of certainty that a court will have regard to the intentions of the parties…

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Corruption Defence

Can a judgment rendered in a corrupt foreign tribunal be enforced in Ontario? Where a litigant can raise enough evidence that the foreign tribunal was corrupt, and that the corruption influenced the outcome of the proceeding, the judgment will typically not be enforced. However, in order to make use of applicable defences at the recognition and enforcement stage, the litigant must raise evidence of actual corruption by the particular foreign tribunal during the foreign proceeding.

About the Enforcement of Treble Damages in Canada

Treble damages are a form of damages by which the amount of actual damages is calculated and then multiplied by three. This head of damages is created by statute and is intended to be punitive in nature. Treble-damages laws are common in many United States jurisdictions.

About the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Canada

Toronto Lawyers discuss the law of enforcing judgments in Ontario that were granted from outside Ontario (i.e. in the U.S.A).