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Policyholders stay tuned: final word on the LEG 296 defective workmanship exclusion yet to come
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2016

As we reported here, the BC Court of Appeal in Acciona Infrastructure Canada Inc. v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company grappled with the


Department of Finance Canada Launches Consultation Process to Review Proposed Lender Risk Sharing Policy for Government-Backed Insured Mortgages
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 26 2016

Following the Minister of Finance’s announcement earlier this month of certain measures designed to address the health and stability of the Canadian


Department of Finance Canada launches consultation process reviewing federal financial sector framework
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2016

The Department of Finance Canada recently announced the launch of the first of a two-stage consultation process on the federal financial sector legislative and regulatory framework


Canadian Deposit Insurance - Framework Under Review
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2016

On September 16, 2016, Canada’s federal Department of Finance launched a consultation process on the deposit insurance framework. The consultation


NY State Introduces Cybersecurity Regulations for Financial Services: Implications for Canadian Business
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 2 2016

The New York State Department of Financial Services announced its first state-level regulation for cybersecurity. The proposed regulation would apply


Insureds Score a Big Win at the SCC
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

Policyholders recently won a key victory at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co. as the


Department of Finance Canada Launches Consultation Process to Review the Federal Financial Sector Framework
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

On August 26, 2016, the Department of Finance Canada (Finance Canada) announced the launch of the first of a two-stage consultation process on the


The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Québec’s farm income stabilization program is not an insurance contract subject to public law rules
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2016

Two companion decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada were recently released in cases included on our Appeals to Watch in 2016 list, Ferme Vi-Ber Inc


Insurance Company’s “formal dispute resolution process” Not Formal Enough to Avoid PIPEDA Access Request
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) investigated a complaint made to its Office after an insurance company refused to provide a


Sandhu v. HSBC Finance Mortgages Inc.: Disqualifying representative plaintiffs for the use of pre-certification “extortionate” settlement tactics in fee disclosure case
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

Recently in Sandhu v. HSBC Finance Mortgages Inc., 2016 BCCA 301, the British Columbia Court of Appeal (the “BCCA”) decertified a class action where