Beals v. Saldanha: Striking the Comity Balance Anew

Janet Walker, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Originally published in Canadian International Lawyer.


With the willingness to enforce foreign default judgments against defendants who did not consent to the jurisdiction of the foreign court and were not local persons there, Canadian courts may need to reconsider the narrowly framed defences so as to strike the comity balance anew.