Category Archives: Civil Procedure: New Rules of Court

Swift Judgment in a Complex Commercial Case

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Swift Judgment in a Complex Commercial Case Case commented on: Blaze Energy Ltd v Imperial Oil Resources, 2014 ABQB 326 The Commercial Court of the English High Court is well known for its capacity to … Continue reading

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What does Fearn v Canada Customs add to OPCA jurisprudence?

By: Admin PDF Version: What does Fearn v Canada Customs add to OPCA jurisprudence? Case commented on: Fearn v Canada Customs, 2014 ABQB 114 (CanLII) The leading case on Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (OPCA) litigation is the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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Pushing Back, Lock[e], Stock and Barrel on the Availability of Summary Judgment in Oil and Gas Lease Cases

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Pushing Back, Lock[e], Stock and Barrel on the Availability of Summary Judgment in Oil and Gas Lease Cases Case commented on: P. Burns Resources Limited v Locke, Stock and Barrel Company Ltd., 2014 ABCA 40  This … Continue reading

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Enforcing and Extending Vexatious Litigant Orders

PDF Version: Enforcing and Extending Vexatious Litigant Orders Case commented on: 1158997 Alberta Inc v Maple Trust Company, 2013 ABQB 483 This decision is interesting for two reasons. First, it illustrates a problem with the vexatious litigant provisions in Part … Continue reading

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Getting Foreclosure Practice Right: Some Regulatory Suggestions

PDF version: Getting Foreclosure Practice Right: Some Regulatory Suggestions Case commented on: AGF Trust Company v Soos, 2012 ABQB 747. AGF Trust Company v Soos is a decision by Master Lorne Smart, reviewing a Bill of Costs in a standard … Continue reading

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Refining Vexatious Litigant and Vexatious Spokesperson Jurisprudence

Case considered: Allen v Gray, 2012 ABQB 66 PDF version: Refining Vexatious Litigant and Vexatious Spokesperson Jurisprudence Alberta’s new vexatious litigant provisions have been in force for almost five years now and a useful body of precedent has been developed. Novel points … Continue reading

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Waiver of Dispute Resolution under the New Rules

PDF version: Waiver of Dispute Resolution under the New Rules Case considered: IBM Canada Limited v Kossovan, 2011 ABQB 621. In IBM Canada Limited v Kossovan, Mr. Justice Bryan E. Mahoney provided the first judicial interpretation of an important new … Continue reading

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Third Edition of the JSS Barristers Rules

As noted in previous posts, in its newsletter titled JSS Barristers Rules JSS Barristers provides summaries of cases considering the new Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 124/2010. Issue 3 of the Newsletter and updated Cumulative Summary are now available … Continue reading

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Second edition of JSS Barristers Rules now available

As noted in a previous post, JSS Barristers is providing summaries of cases considering the new Alberta Rules of Court, Alta. Reg. 124/2010, in a newsletter called JSS Barristers Rules. The second edition of the newsletter is available here. Of … Continue reading

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JSS Barristers and The New Rules of Court

ABlawg readers may have noticed that we have not posted any comments lately on the new Alberta Rules of Court, Alta. Reg. 124/2010. We have decided to leave that task to our colleagues at JSS Barristers, who released the first … Continue reading

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