On July 4, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") released their Oversight Review Report of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of
Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act passed First Reading on November 29, 2017, in the Alberta Legislature and received Royal
On November 29, 2017, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (the “Bill”) setting out proposed
On November 29, 2017, the Alberta government introduced Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (Bill 31), which proposes a number of
On July 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and four Canadian provinces or territories signed counterparts to a memorandum of understanding
As noted in previous articles, Canada and the US have different approaches to regulatory enforcement. Canadian securities regulators overwhelmingly
The Alberta legislature made important changes to the Insurance Act that will come into force on July 1, 2012.
On July 21, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Brick Protection Corporation v. Alberta (Provincial Treasurer), in which it upheld a lower court's decision that a company selling extended warranties on appliances and furniture was not carrying on the business of insurance in Alberta at the relevant time.
Despite revising its regulatory scheme as recently as 2005, the Alberta provincial government has determined that its rules have not kept pace with the changes in how vacation ownership products are structured, marketed and sold.
Although many people have questioned the relevance of Alberta's long-standing Guarantees Acknowledgment Act (the "GAA") in today's marketplace, recent judicial decisions have reinforced the principle that strict compliance with its formalities is an essential element for any enforceable guarantee.