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JURISIDICTION - Determination of - Forum conveniens - Procedure for determining

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 @ 3:25 PM  

Appeal by Haaretz.com from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice finding it had jurisdiction to hear Goldhar’s defamation action. In Israel, Haaretz.com published electronically and in print an article about Goldhar, a Canadian businessman. The article was written in English and Hebrew and was available in Israel as well as in Canada, in its electronic form. The motion judge found it likely that 200 to 300 people read the article in Canada; by comparison,...