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Ontario court stays action in favour of US arbitration: Freshii

Posted on Jul 13 2021

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works PC In Kore Meals LLC v. Freshii Development LLC, a decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released on April 19, 2021, the court granted a motion for a stay of the Ontario court action in favour of arbitration. The court noted extensive reasons why traditional factors of forum non conveniens no longer applied in cases heard remotely by video conferences.  Traditional factors about inconvenience to the parties and witnesses, etc.

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