Litigation Considerations for Canadian Institutions

10 Nov 2015 01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.

The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
Trevor Starer
(212) 336-4310

This session will focus on litigation risks of doing business in the United States, including the often unexpected ways in which foreign institutions can become subject to jurisdiction in the United States Courts, the role of "choice of law" provisions in foreign agreements, the influence of US class action litigation on Canadian proceedings, and other relevant litigation developments that can impact Canadian financial institutions.  

Topics Will Include:

  • What are the factors that will lead a US Court to find that you are subject to jurisdiction in the US?
  • How can you effectively choose the jurisdiction in which disputes will be resolved?
  • What are the consequences of subjecting yourself to US jurisdiction?
  • What conflicts can arise with Canadian law?


Lunch will be provided.



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