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Litigation: Some Key Differences between Civil Litigation in Canada and the United States—Part 4

Canada’s common law provinces and territories offer some extraordinary remedies to parties involved in civil litigation.

In addition to the various differences between civil litigation in Canada and in the United States, which were summarized in the previous three articles in this series, there are some extraordinary remedies available to parties in civil litigation in Canada’s common law provinces and territories. Many of these remedies are akin to forms of interim or interlocutory injunction, but in addition to them bearing distinct names such as “Anton Piller,” “Mareva” and “Norwich,” they each possess distinct characteristics.


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Berkley Sells

Berkley Sells is a partner at Fasken Martineau. He practices civil litigation with a focus on corporate/commercial disputes and internet litigation.

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