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Emergency Order – Impact on Insurers

Feb 16, 2022

Today, the Government of Canada released regulations pursuant to the Emergencies Act requiring that certain actions be taken by insurers and other entities.

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Reverse Vesting Orders – When Is This “Extraordinary Measure” Appropriate?

Feb 16, 2022

A review of the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in Harte Gold Inc. (Re) and its effect on reverse vesting orders in insolvency proceedings.

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OSFI Releases Final Revised Reinsurance Guidelines to Take Effect in 2025

Feb 16, 2022

OSFI published the final revised Guideline B-3, Sound Reinsurance Practices and Procedures and the final Guideline B-2, Property and Casualty Large Insurance Exposures and Investment Concentration.

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Privacy, Please: Firm that Breached Instagram’s Privacy Policies Loses Class Action Ruling

Feb 15, 2022

A discussion of the recent B.C. Supreme Court decision certifying a class action against a U.S.-based marketing firm that breached Instagram privacy rules.

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Do We Have Insurance for That? – Why Directors Should Obtain Legal Advice When Buying Company and D&O Insurance

Feb 15, 2022

Directors should engage legal counsel to negotiate insurance agreements, particularly those operating in emerging sectors such as cannabis and cryptocurrency.

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Good Smoke? More Guidance on Good Faith from the Ontario Court of Appeal

Feb 14, 2022

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal provides more guidance on good faith.

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Federal Employer’s First Annual Harassment and Violence Occurrence Report

Feb 11, 2022

Deadline for Federal Employers to file First Annual Harassment and Violence Occurrence Report coming March 1, 2022.

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Excess Baggage: Round Two of the Westjet Baggage Fee Class Action

Feb 11, 2022

Trotman v WestJet Airlines Ltd, 2022 BCCA 22- appeal of class action certification against Westjet relating to charging of baggage fees.

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Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You: Mandatory Vaccination for Private Regulated Health Professionals

Feb 11, 2022

The BC Government announced on February 9, 2022 that a new Public Health Order will mandate vaccination for all private regulated health professionals.