Enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards in Canada: overview

Thomson Reuters | MAY 1, 2017
Frank Walwyn, Kayla Theeuwen

This question-and-answer guide is a practical "how-to" guide on the enforcement of both domestic and foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Canada. In addition to setting out enforcement procedures, the guide highlights specific considerations including the application of international conventions/agreements; grounds on which enforcement may be resisted; and interim remedies that may be sought or awarded in the course of enforcement proceedings. The guide also reviews certain proposals for reform in respect of the enforcement of domestic and international arbitral awards.

This Q+A guide is part of the Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Commercial Matters Global Guide.

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