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Sanctions Enforcement Rising: Border Seizures and Forfeitures, Administrative Penalties and a New Reporting Obligation for Sanctions Evasion Offences

Jun 13, 2024

Changes to Canada’s sanctions regime under Bill C-59 will add reporting requirements for importers/exporters, create AMPs, and grant new CBSA seizure powers.

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What You Need to Know about Regulatory Impacts on Auto OEMs

Join us for a webinar where we will be discussing key updates, impacts and changes to the regulatory landscape for Original Equipment Manufacturers.

Details Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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Understanding the Consumer-Driven Banking Framework: Key Insights from the Budget Implementation Act, 2024, No.1

May 13, 2024

On April 30, the federal government introduced the Budget Implementation Act, 2024, No. 1, which provides the legislative framework for open banking in Canada.

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Legal Risk Assessments – An Essential Risk Management Tool

May 9, 2024

The best way to address the legal issues that arise in any business is to focus on their identification and resolution before they become legal problems.

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Service Contracts Considered Automobile Insurance in British Columbia

Apr 30, 2024

The British Columbia Financial Services Authority issued a Regulatory Statement deeming service contracts to be automobile insurance, with no OEM exemption.

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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Meeting FSRA’s Ongoing Licensing Suitability Requirements: What Life Insurance Agents, MGAs and Insurers Need to Know

Jan 31, 2024

FSRA published proposed guidance outlining how it interprets licensing suitability requirements under the Ontario Insurance Act and its regulations.

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Department of Finance Launches Consultation on Security and Integrity, Access to Banking, and Protections for Digital Financial Products

Oct 16, 2023

On October 5, 2023, the Department of Finance launched a public consultation on the statutes governing federally regulated financial institutions.

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OSFI Provides Additional Details about its New Supervisory Framework Effective April 2024

Oct 10, 2023

This bulletin summarizes the new details announced by OSFI on October 4, 2023, regarding its new supervisory framework for FRFIs and pension plans.