Blueberry River First Nations (BRFN) has commenced a novel treaty rights infringement claim (Claim) against the Province of British Columbia (Province).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP recently held its 5th annual National Consumer Products & Retail Summit. Topics included digitization and the changing path to purchase, the proposed Price Transparency Act and cross-border price discrimination, country of origin labelling, temporary foreign workers, dress codes and the lifecycle of a cybersecurity breach.
The Supreme Court of Canada recently upheld a decision of a British Columbia arbitrator which had found that denying birth mothers entitlement to parental supplemental employment (“SEB” or “top-up”) benefits where they had received pregnancy SEB plan benefits was discriminatory.
The Current Account Switch Service (CASS) was launched in September 2013.
In a recent precedent-setting case, the Ontario trial court considered the boundaries of what is acceptable speech in the internet blogosphere.
In a recent costs award, Belobaba J. has again taken costs in certification motions to task.
Re Beddoe; Downes v. Cottam,  1 Ch. 548 (Eng. C.A.), is a seminal case in trusts law and stands for the proposition that a judge may pre-approve litigation by a trustee on behalf of a trust as a proper expense.
CRTC Sends Shot Across the Bow to International Telemarketers; Issues $200,000 Fine to US Company Selling Cruise Vacations
In a precedent-setting ruling, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first penalty to a foreign-based telemarketer for violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.
The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) mandates the European Banking Authority (EBA) to develop draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the minimum elements to be included in a business reorganisation plan (the Plan) and on the minimum content of the implementation reports, and the guidelines on the criteria for the assessment of the Plan by the resolution authority, in agreement with the competent authority.
Eight months after Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into force, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has made public its first ever finding of non-compliance with the Act, issuing an administrative monetary penalty of $1.1 million against Compu-Finder, a firm that provides training and consulting services.