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The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP v. Cassels Brock & Balckwell LLP, 2016 SCC 30, regarding whether Ontario courts should assume jurisdiction over third party claim brought by Ontario law firm against several law firms located in Quebec in the context of national class action certified in Ontario. If so, whether Ontario courts ought to decline to exercise jurisdiction on ground that court of another jurisdiction is clearly a more appropriate forum for disposing of litigation.The SCC dismissed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Appellants.
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 SCC 29, regarding the termination of a non-unionized employee on a without-cause basis with severance package, and the employee filing an unjust dismissal complaint under the Canada Labour Code. The SCC allowed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.
La Cour suprême du Canada rejette la demande d’autorisation d’en appeler de la décision R. c. Caputo, 2016 ONCA 160. Supreme Advocacy agissait comme correspondant pour le demandeur.