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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