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Bank's Discretionary Probate Policy Approved by the Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2016

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently held that a financial institution may require an executor to obtain a grant of probate before the bank


Quebec judge imposes 18 month sentence for credit card fraud
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2016

In R. v. Dey, the Quebec Court has sentenced a credit card fraudster to 18 months incarceration, followed by two years of probation. The Court


Federal Court Orders Bank to Provide Ex-Customers with Undisclosed Personal Information
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2016

In Bertucci v. Royal Bank of Canada, the Federal Court allowed two applications for disclosure of personal information brought by customers whose


Recent Alberta decisions a warning to financial institutions: be more diligent
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2016

In two recent and related decisions, the Alberta Court has taken the opportunity to warn financial institutions to be more diligent in preventing


General Purpose Pre-paid Cards Issued by Federally-regulated Financial Institutions are Subject to B.C. Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2016

Although perhaps not a surprising result in terms of constitutional law, in a proposed class action (Jiang v. Peoples Trust Company) the B.C


Manitoba Court of Appeal Upholds Significant Jail Sentence for Credit Card Fraud
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2016

The Manitoba Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal of a 15 month jail term in a case involving an individual who had obtained stolen credit


Court Rules Banks Not Liable for Converting Cheques to Non-Existing Fictitious Payees
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2016

On the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of Montréal. The case arose out of a $5M fraud perpetrated by a


Bank liable for allowing continued access to electronic banking facilities, after notice of breach of trust
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal (Simmons, van Rensburg and Hourigan JJ.A.) released its decision in Carriere Industrial Supply Limited v


Court Rules Banks Not Liable for Converting Cheques Made to Non-ExistingFictitious Payees
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 11 2016

On February 2, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of Montreal. The plaintiff pharmaceutical


Privacy breach: Bank fails to promptly advise credit bureaus of inaccurate personal information as mandated by its privacy policy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

Many organizations publish a privacy policy as a means of prescribed disclosures and obtaining required informed consent to their personal