Enforcing across the border

What rules govern enforcement of rights or contracts in each jurisdiction in the event of a dispute?

The first question to ask in any enforcement scenario is always: which country’s law applies? The answer will determine which property law regime applies. It will also determine which rules on time-bar and limitation of claims apply, as they too are different north and south of the border.

Thankfully, the answer is normally straightforward. Most property-related contracts specify the law that is to govern, and the court(s) that will have jurisdiction over, any dispute. If