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This week at the SCC (280314)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from two cases of interest to Canadian businesses, particularly insurers. The application for

Builder’s risk policies: scope of the faulty designwork exclusion

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2014

What is the scope of the exclusion for making good faulty workmanship under a builders risk insurance policy? If cleaners scratch the windows during

Under the hood of usage-based car insurance: FSCO issues guidance on privacy, permissible data use, and pricing

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 18 2013

The Next Big Thing in privacy is the advent of usage-based insurance ("UBI"), made possible by a telematics device - a small gizmo that plugs in to

Can the reasonable expectations of the parties ground insurance coverage? Sometimes

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 4 2013

The concept of the "reasonable expectations of the parties" is often alluded to in the insurance law context. Can this concept serve as the basis for

Contracting out of the Limitations Act the Ontario Court of Appeal provides guidance

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 10 2013

When will a contractual provision purporting to shorten a statutory limitation period be effective? The Ontario Court of Appeal addressed this issue

This week at the SCC (06052013)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 6 2013

This week the Supreme Court of Canada granted a leave application in the following case of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. In

Budget 2013 a new federal consumer code

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 22 2013

As part of its 2013 Budget tabled in Parliament yesterday, the federal government has indicated its intention to develop a "comprehensive financial

What does a CGL policy cover after progressive homes?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2012

The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Progressive Homes Ltd. v. Lombard General Insurance Co of Canada is a seminal decision with respect to the application of CGL policies to the construction industry

Can a service contract create a duty to defend?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 23 2012

A clause obliging the insurer to defend an insured, or pay for the insured’s defence, is a well know feature of liability insurance policies

What to expect when you’re expecting an answer from a regulator: SCC to discuss the reasonable diligence defense in cases or strict liability offenses

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 31 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada recently granted leave to appeal in a case involving the Autorités des marchés financiers (“AMF”), the Quebec regulator regarding financial products and services