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Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave to Appeal Alberta Decision Enforcing Foreign Judgment

December-10-2014

Area Litigation

Summary

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has refused leave to appeal a decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) in SHN Grundstuecksverwaltungsgesellschaft MBH & Co. v. Hanne, which recognized and enforced a German court judgment in Alberta.  The case provides important guidance on when Canadian courts will recognize judgments granted by foreign courts.

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