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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


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


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”


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


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


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”


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