Author Archives: Rudiger Tscherning

About Rudiger Tscherning

Rudiger joined the Faculty of Law in July 2016. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law at the University of Heidelberg, where his doctoral research examines dispute resolution mechanisms in international energy infrastructure projects. Rudiger is a former research fellow of the Faculty's Canadian Institute of Resources Law (CIRL). Please Click here for more information.

Update: SCC Grants Appeal on ‘Prompt Return’ Mechanism of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: Update: SCC Grants Appeal on ‘Prompt Return’ Mechanism of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction Case Commented On: Office of the Children’s Lawyer v John Paul Balev and Catherine-Rose Bagott, Supreme Court of Canada, Leave … Continue reading

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Canadian Mining Operators Abroad – Corruption as a ‘Real Risk’ Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Applications

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: Canadian Mining Operators Abroad – Corruption as a ‘Real Risk’ Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Applications Case Comment On: Garcia v Tahoe Resources Inc., 2017 BCCA 39 (CanLII) In Garcia v Tahoe Resources Inc., 2017 BCCA … Continue reading

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International Child Abduction: Safeguarding against Grave Risks of Harm in ‘Prompt Return’ Applications

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: International Child Abduction: Safeguarding against Grave Risks of Harm in ‘Prompt Return’ Applications Case Comment On: JP v TNP, 2016 ABQB 613 (CanLII) Introduction In an earlier post, I discuss in detail the objective and mechanism … Continue reading

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International Child Abduction: A ‘Time-Limited Consent’ Does not Change the Habitual Residence of a Child

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: International Child Abduction: A ‘Time-Limited Consent’ Does not Change the Habitual Residence of a Child Case Commented On: Balev v Baggott, 2016 ONCA 680 (CanLII) Introduction The issues arising from international family disputes involving the non-consensual … Continue reading

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