Blazek v. Blazek, [2010] B.C.A.C. Uned. 46 (CA)

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
JudgeNeilson J.A.
CourtCourt of Appeal (British Columbia)
Subject MatterCONFLICT OF LAWS
Citation[2010] B.C.A.C. Uned. 46 (CA),2010 BCCA 188,[2010] B.C.A.C. Uned. 46
Date23 March 2010
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6 practice notes
  • Nordmark v. Frykman, 2019 BCCA 433
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • December 2, 2019
    ...Andrew Peller Ltd. at para. 11; McIntyre at para. 57; Blazek v. Blazek, 2009 BCSC 1693 at para. 61, 66 C.P.C. (6th) 128, leave granted, 2010 BCCA 188, but appeal abandoned. However, in Liu v. Huang, 2008 BCSC 288, 59 C.P.C. (6th) 1, a forum non conveniens argument succeeded even though the ......
  • Forum Non Conveniens
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Conflict of Laws. Second Edition
    • June 21, 2016
    ...a de fendant who attorns cannot seek a stay of proceedings: O’Brien v Simard, 2006 BCSC 814. This may be changing: see Blazek v Blazek, 2010 BCCA 188. Egbert v Short, [1907] 2 Ch 205; St Pierre v South American Stores Ltd, [1936] 1 KB 382 at 398 [1978] AC 795 at 812 (HL), Lord Diplock [MacS......
  • Cougar Helicopters Inc. et al. v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. et al., (2010) 304 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 60 (NLTD(G))
    • Canada
    • Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada)
    • December 29, 2010
    ...of Canada et al. (2008), 444 A.R. 102; 95 Alta. L.R.(4th) 74 (Q.B.), refd to. [para. 102]. Blazek v. Blazek, [2010] B.C.A.C. Uned. 46; 2010 BCCA 188, refd to. [para. 103]. Amchem Products Inc. et al. v. Workers' Compensation Board (B.C.), [1993] 1 S.C.R. 897; 150 N.R. 321; 23 B.C.A.C. 1; 39......
  • Schwarzinger et al. v. Bramwell et al., 2011 BCSC 283
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 9, 2011
    ...to the jurisdiction of this court, it is not necessary to address this issue. [58] I note for completeness that in Blazek v. Blazek, 2010 BCCA 188 (Chambers), Neilson J.A. granted leave to appeal, among other things, the issue of whether attornment is a bar to arguing forum non conveniens. ......
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5 cases
  • Nordmark v. Frykman, 2019 BCCA 433
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • December 2, 2019
    ...Andrew Peller Ltd. at para. 11; McIntyre at para. 57; Blazek v. Blazek, 2009 BCSC 1693 at para. 61, 66 C.P.C. (6th) 128, leave granted, 2010 BCCA 188, but appeal abandoned. However, in Liu v. Huang, 2008 BCSC 288, 59 C.P.C. (6th) 1, a forum non conveniens argument succeeded even though the ......
  • Cougar Helicopters Inc. et al. v. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. et al., (2010) 304 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 60 (NLTD(G))
    • Canada
    • Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada)
    • December 29, 2010
    ...of Canada et al. (2008), 444 A.R. 102; 95 Alta. L.R.(4th) 74 (Q.B.), refd to. [para. 102]. Blazek v. Blazek, [2010] B.C.A.C. Uned. 46; 2010 BCCA 188, refd to. [para. 103]. Amchem Products Inc. et al. v. Workers' Compensation Board (B.C.), [1993] 1 S.C.R. 897; 150 N.R. 321; 23 B.C.A.C. 1; 39......
  • Andrew Peller Ltd. v. Mori Essex Nurseries Inc., 2017 BCSC 203
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • February 10, 2017
    ...has more recently repeated its view that the present law bars a forum non conveniens challenge after attornment. In Blazek v. Blazek, 2010 BCCA 188, which was also an application for leave to appeal, Neilson J.A., in Chambers, granted leave on the basis that the existing law could well be r......
  • Schwarzinger et al. v. Bramwell et al., 2011 BCSC 283
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 9, 2011
    ...to the jurisdiction of this court, it is not necessary to address this issue. [58] I note for completeness that in Blazek v. Blazek, 2010 BCCA 188 (Chambers), Neilson J.A. granted leave to appeal, among other things, the issue of whether attornment is a bar to arguing forum non conveniens. ......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Forum Non Conveniens
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Conflict of Laws. Second Edition
    • June 21, 2016
    ...a de fendant who attorns cannot seek a stay of proceedings: O’Brien v Simard, 2006 BCSC 814. This may be changing: see Blazek v Blazek, 2010 BCCA 188. Egbert v Short, [1907] 2 Ch 205; St Pierre v South American Stores Ltd, [1936] 1 KB 382 at 398 [1978] AC 795 at 812 (HL), Lord Diplock [MacS......

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