Therefore, we decline to exercise the discretionary jurisdiction by invoking the doctrine of forum conveniens
," it said.
There are three main components to this scheme: the free circulation of civil initiating process to establish adjudicative jurisdiction; (128) the reliance on the principle of forum conveniens
to identify the court which will decide the case in a clash of jurisdictions; (129) and liberal provisions for the enforcement of judgments whereby a court order rendered in one State may be 'localised by registration in the State where enforcement is sought'.
that applications considering forum conveniens
and forum selection clauses should be separate inquiries; therefore, the Court's statements in Teck pertaining to forum conveniens
do not mean that the CJPTA obviates common law principles pertaining to forum selection clauses.
Ehrenzweig, The Transient Rule of Personal Jurisdiction: The "Power" Myth and Forum Conveniens
, 65 YALE L.
The institution of the forum conveniens
In the result, the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal, finding that indeed the Ontario court had jurisdiction simpliciter (assumed jurisdiction) and that Ontario was forum conveniens
Apart, however, from the question of jurisdiction, we are always entitled to consider the question of forum conveniens
, which includes .
Courts should strive, to the extent permitted by Voth, to avoid a situation of lis alibi pendens, however, there is a risk that parties may thereby be encouraged to participate in a "race to the filing counter': Peter Nygh, ' Voth in the Family Court Re-Visited: The High Court Pronounces Forum Conveniens
and Lis Alibi Pendens' (1996) 10 Australian Journal of Family Law 163, 170.
4e) 627, etant saisie d'une question de forum conveniens
entre deux fors provinciaux, a decide que les tribunaux ontariens devaient decliner competence, l'utilisation des criteres apparemment communs retenus dans Muscutt et Spar permettant d'etablir que les tribunaux manitobains possedaient un lien reel et substantiel avec le litige.
Casad, Jurisdiction in Civil Actions at the End of the Twentieth Century: Forum Conveniens
and Forum Non Conveniens, 7 TUL.
Clermont, supra note 7, at 437-41 (presenting a theory of "forum reasonableness"); Ehrenzweig, supra note 11, at 111-12 (arguing for adoption of the doctrine of forum conveniens
, or interstate venue).
2d 167 (1939) (discussing jurisdictional and forum conveniens
issues in action arising from accident in Utah); Morrell v.