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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


Rethinking Representation and Warranty Insurance in Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

The sale of Representation and Warranty Insurance (“RWI”) policies has soared in recent years. In the United States, between 2012 and 2014, the


Canadian Representation and Warranty Insurance FAQ
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2016

In the context of the purchase and sale of a company, when sellers seek to negotiate a “clean exit” and limit exposure to indemnification claims and


Cybersecurity and M&A - Part Three: Cyber Insurance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2016

In the second installment of this series we offered a brief review of cybersecurity provisions and considerations in M&A transaction agreements, and


Property Insurance and the Terrorist Exclusion
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2015

In the immediate aftermath of the recent shooting in San Bernardino, much of the focus, apart from concern for the victims and their families, was on


Builders take note: BCCA upholds interpretation of common defective workmanship exclusion
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2015

A unanimous panel of the B.C. Court of Appeal recently upheld a 2014 B.C. Supreme Court decision which interpreted, for the first time, the "LEG