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Proposed Consumer Protection Framework for Banks

Canada - November 2 2016 On October 25, 2016, the federal government introduced Bill C-29 to fulfill its commitment in the March 22, 2016 budget to amend the Bank Act to…

Ana Badour, James H. Archer, Mathieu Dubord, Michel Deschamps.

Budget 2015: financial institutions update

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…

Ana Badour, Barry J. Ryan, James H. Archer, Mathieu Dubord.

Marcotte – the banks and provincial laws

Canada - September 24 2014 On September 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered decisions in three related appeals from the Québec Court of Appeal that have come to be…

Ana Badour, James H. Archer.

Distance contracts – what you should know about sales over the Internet in Québec

Canada - September 25 2013 Québec’s Consumer Protection Act deems sales made over the Internet with residents of the province to be subject to Québec law. Such…

Budget 2013 – a new federal consumer code

Canada - March 22 2013 As part of its 2013 Budget tabled in Parliament yesterday, the federal government has indicated its intention to develop a "comprehensive financial…

Candace Pallone, James H. Archer.