CLE: Cross-Border Litigation – Essential Considerations for U.S. Lawyers
The U.S. and Canada have the largest trading relationship of any two nations on earth. This leads to a concomitant amount of disputes, litigation, and arbitration. Don’t miss this program on Oct. 26 in Chicago or via live webcast that offers both the Canadian and American perspectives regarding some of the most pervasive issues that arise during legal disputes that cross the border.
Attorneys who attend this seminar will better understand: the practical issues such as where to commence litigation and why; how to oust Canadian jurisdiction where appropriate; how to obtain evidence in Canada for use in U.S. proceedings; the impact of key Supreme Court of Canada decisions over the past 20 years on the enforcement of U.S. judgments in Canada; substantive and procedural advantages and disadvantages of the use of Canadian proceedings; the key issues that arise in U.S./Canada cross-border litigation and arbitration; what is involved in enforcing judgments across borders and what impact the SCC judgments have had on the trade relationship between U.S. and Canada; and the importance of timely and continuous communication between U.S. and Canadian lawyers wherever disputes cross borders.
The program is presented by the ISBA International and Immigration Law Section, the Cook County Bar Association, and the Cambridge LLP Law Firm. It qualifies for 2.0 hours MCLE credit.