What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.
February 23, 2021 – Tremain, a partner with Waddell Phillips Professional Corporation, says it is easy to get caught up in the emotion of a marital split and poor judgment could inflame an already volatile dynamic.
“Divorces can present many challenges and it is always a good idea to seek guidance. Do not rely solely on advice from friends or family because every situation is different,” she tells LegalMattersCanada.ca.
Too often, people will act without giving much thought to the consequences, which could be costly in the long run, Tremain says.
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Oct 21, 2020 – Waddell Phillips has co-signed an amicus brief filed at the Supreme Court of the United States in Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I. The brief can be read here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/19/19-416/158368/20201021124552826_Nestle%20Amicus%20Brief.Final.October.20.2020.pdf
The plaintiff/respondents in this case are former enslaved children who were kidnapped and forced to work on cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast for up to fourteen hours without pay. This case is regarding whether this claim can be properly determined by courts in the United States.
The amicus brief argues that 1) international law allows states to exercise jurisdiction over their citizens, including corporations, regardless of where they operate, and 2) foreign states, including Canada, routinely assert jurisdiction over domestic corporations regardless of where they operate.