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@ADCSovereignty #FATCA Lawsuit Comes To The End Of The Road: Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Application For Leave To Appeal

Background

The Alliance For The Defence Of Canadian Sovereignty FATCA lawsuit commenced in 2014. It was an incredible initiative which was “crowd funded” by hundreds (if not thousands) of individuals. The lawsuit was commenced by courageous plaintiffs who have been the face of the lawsuit for almost ten years.

A backgrounder on the case is available here.

A backgrounder on the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal is here.

The reasons for why the lawsuit was necessary are evident in this video:

July 13, 2023 – Supreme Court Of Canada Dismisses Application For Leave To Appeal

The order dismissing the appeal, which results in the official ending of this lawsuit is here.

Here is a colourful pdf of the final order:

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A series of posts describing various points in the long history of this lawsuit may be found here.

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Appendix

The difficulty in framing the narrative is exemplified in the following “Canadian Press” article and the comments to the article …

Part 26: What God Hath Wrought – The #FATCA Inquisition (Review, Identify and Report on “U.S. Persons”) – The Canadian Government #FATCA hearings or why the @ADCSovereignty lawsuit is necessary

Part 27: What God Hath Wrought – The #FATCA Inquisition (Review, Identify and Report on “U.S. Persons”) – The @ADCSovereignty lawsuit #lawstudents edition