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Property & casualty insurance company conversion update: OSFI publishes application guide to clarify regulatory requirements
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 7 2016

On December 29, 2015, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued a Guide for the Demutualization of Mutual Property and


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


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


Now in force regulations for mutual property and casualty insurance company conversion
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

On July 1, 2015, the regulations setting out the process for mutual property and casualty (or, P&C) companies to convert to share companies


Minister of Finance seeking consultation on demutualization of property and casualty mutual insurers
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 19 2011

On June 30, 2011, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, launched public consultations to develop a framework to allow federally-regulated property and casualty (“P&C”) mutual insurance companies to convert to share companies (“Demutualization”


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


OSFI guideline establishes internal level of capital floor for federally-regulated insurers
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2011

On June 17, 2011, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”) released Guideline A-4 Internal Target Capital Ratio for Insurance Companies (“Guideline A4”


Manitoba proposing to implement restricted insurance agent licensing
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2011

In May 2011, the Insurance Council of Manitoba (“ICM”) issued a Proposed Regulatory Framework (“Framework”) on the regulation of the incidental sale of insurance (“ISI”


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


The clock is ticking and time’s up on January 1, 2015! All applications for reinsurance with related unregistered reinsurers are due by new year
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 7 2014

At its Legislation and Approvals Division Seminar held on October 7, 2014 in Toronto, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions