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OSFI announces major reinsurance regulatory reforms
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2010

In 2008, the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance ("OSFI") launched a comprehensive policy review of its regulatory and supervisory approach to reinsurance


Proposed regulations for mutual property and casualty insurance company conversion
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 19 2015

In connection with our previously issued e-Lert, the Department of Finance has recently released two draft regulations under the Insurance Companies


Manitoba Insurance Act 2015 amendments
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2015

Heading into the new year, the need to streamline and harmonize insurance regulation across Canada continues to be an industry priority. In this


The devil is in the details: BC case highlights consequences of insurance policies not having required contents
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 10 2014

On November 6, 2014, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision on Stroszyn v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited, 2014 BCCA


FSCO plans compliance audits and market conduct reviews of insurers and agents
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2011

Every June 30, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario ("FSCO") releases its Statement of Priorities & Strategic Directions ("Statement"), which sets out its proposed priorities for the fiscal year in connection with the administration of all Acts that confer powers on or assign duties to it or the Superintendent


Alberta Court of Appeal upholds decision that extended warranties are not insurance for tax purposes
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2011

On July 21, 2011, the Court of Appeal of Alberta released its decision in Brick Protection Corporation v Alberta (Provincial Treasurer), 2011 ABCA 214 (“Brick Protection”


CCIR launching consultation process on MGA distribution model
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2011

The Agencies Regulation Committee ("ARC") of the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators ("CCIR") recently released an issues paper entitled "Managing General Agencies Life Insurance Distribution Model" (the "Paper") and an invitation for stakeholder comment on the issues raised in the Paper


New class of “product warranty insurance” in Alberta
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2012

Changes to the Alberta Insurance Act (the “Act”) went into effect on July 1, 2012


CCIR releases issues paper: Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 15 2012

On February 6, 2012, the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (“CCIR”) released a CCIR issues paper entitled Electronic Commerce in Insurance Products (“Issues Paper”


Negative Option Billing Regulations to come into force August 1, 2012
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2012

The Negative Option Billing Regulations (“Regulations”) first released in March 2011 in draft form for public consultation were published in final form in the March 14, 2012 issue of the Canada Gazette Part II