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Government of Ontario proposes additional regulation of alternative financial services and debt collection
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

On June 15, 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services published a consultation paper entitled "Strengthening Consumer Financial


Legal update regarding mortgage insurance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Canada's regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of


“Bitlicensing”: New York virtual currency regulations include cybersecurity program requirement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 12 2015

On June 3, 2015, the New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") issued its final virtual currency regulations after spending a year


Three innocent lenders and a fraudster: a priorities dispute
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

The recent decision of CIBC Mortgages Inc. (c.o.b. Firstline Mortgages) v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, 2015 ONSC 543 provides a fact


New regime in Quebec for security on bank deposits and other monetary claims
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

In our December 3, 2014 Legal Update, we reported on the tabling of a bill in Quebec to amend the Civil Code of Québec (the “CCQ”) in respect of


The cheque is no longer in the mail: risks and developments relating to cheque imaging
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

The Canadian Payments Association (the "CPA") recently issued a 4 part article series on the security implications of image-based cheque clearing, in


Bank of Canada announces updates to emergency lending policies
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

The Bank of Canada (the "Bank") issued on May 5, 2015 "Bank of Canada Emergency Lending Policies", a consultation paper setting forth proposed


Lenders and execution creditors take note! The importance of searching for writs of execution on loan advances & providing actual notice of same
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

Lenders advancing funds in stages or draws to a mortgagor should pay particular attention to searching for execution judgments against the mortgagor


Budget 2015: financial institutions update
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 23 2015

The 2015 federal budget announces a number of measures directed to financial institutions. These include a new federal financial consumer code, a


Updated Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2015

On April 13, 2015, the Department of Finance announced changes to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada (the "Code"