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The Mysterious World Of Prop 65–Reloaded!
Nearly five years ago, we started publishing our first serial, The mysterious world of Prop 65. Although we knew we struck gold with the brilliant series title
United States
16 Sep 2019
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FCA Postpones Response To Guidance Consultation On The Fair Treatment Of Vulnerable Consumers
On 2 September 2019, the FCA updated its webpage on guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable consumers (see previous blog post here).
Canada
4 Sep 2019
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Good Eats: Rising Interest In Dairy & Meat Alternatives Driving M&A Activity
As consumer demand for dairy and meat alternatives increases, established food manufacturers are looking to supplement their offerings by entering into M&A transactions with emerging meat and dairy alternative manufacturers.
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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Battle Of The Statutes: Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Occupiers' Waivers In The Face Of Conflicting Consumer Protection Legislation
In Schnarr v Blue Mountain Resorts Limited, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned two lower court decisions that threatened to significantly weaken the effectiveness of waivers of liability.
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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FCAC And IIROC To Join Forces
On September 12, 2017, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)...
Canada
19 Sep 2017
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Ontario Consults On Rewards Points Expiry Regulations
The Government of Ontario has released a public consultation regarding regulations related to the new prohibition on expiry of rewards points issued to consumers.
Canada
20 Mar 2017
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Bank Act Financial Consumer Protection Framework Passes Third Reading In House Of Commons
Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2, (Bill C-29) passed third reading in the House of Commons on December 6, 2016.
Canada
8 Dec 2016
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Consumer Claims Under Canada's Patent Regime Foreclosed
The Court accepted that where Parliament has comprehensively legislated in a particular area, as it has in respect to patents, it was reasonable to infer that it did not intend recovery to extend beyond those embodied in the regime.
Canada
2 Feb 2016
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Ontario: Proposed Amendments To Increase Protections For Financial Consumers
The Government of Ontario has recently introduced proposed amendments to collection agency, consumer protection and payday loan legislation.
Canada
17 Dec 2015
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Ontario To Introduce New Regulations For Alternative Financial Services Providers
The Government of Ontario announced on December 9, 2015 that it will introduce legislation to increase protections for consumers who use high-cost alternative financial services...
Canada
11 Dec 2015
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Banks And Provincial Consumer Protection Laws – The Supreme Court Of Canada Weighs In
The Supreme Court of Canada clarified the constitutional principles governing the application of provincial consumer protection laws to federally regulated businesses and activities.
Canada
23 Sep 2014
12
Cultivate - Legal Update
Towards new food regulation in Canada
Canada
2 Dec 2013
13
The Quebec Consumer Protection Office Turns Its Attention To Loyalty Programs
On November 8, 2013, the Office de la protection du consommateur (OPC) released its first consultation document concerning phase four of its review of the legislation it administers.
Canada
27 Nov 2013
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Finally, The Penny Officially Drops In Quebec
On February 27, 2013, the government of Quebec introduced the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Consumer Protection Act.
Canada
6 Jul 2013
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Consumer Legislation Update - Health Canada Issues Consultation On Amendments To Canadian Playpens Regulations
On April 16, 2013, Health Canada released a public consultation proposal to amend the Playpens Regulations ("Regulations") under the Canada Consumer Product Safety.
Canada
25 Apr 2013
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Amendments To Quebec Consumer Protection Regulation: The Penny Drops
On February 27, 2013, the government of Quebec introduced the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Consumer Protection Act (proposed regulation.)
Canada
14 Mar 2013
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The Pharmaceutical Industry Scores A Major Victory: Court Of Appeal Refuses To Authorize A Class Action
In a judgment rendered on April 19, 2012, the Quebec Court of Appeal sided with the respondents Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Inc. and confirmed the dismissal of the appellant’s motion for authorization to institute a class action.
Canada
21 May 2012
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Minister Of Health Publishes Proposed Administrative Monetary Penalties (Consumer Products) Regulations
On March 24, 2012 the Minister of Health published proposed administrative monetary penalty ("AMP") regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part I.
Canada
13 Apr 2012
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Extended Warranties: Merchants Vindicated As Seven Proposed Class Actions Are Thrown Out
Prior to June 30, 2010, merchants had no obligation to inform purchasers of consumer goods about the legal warranty before suggesting that they purchase an extended warranty.
Canada
22 Feb 2012
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No Private Law Duty When Government Acts To Protect Consumers
A recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court1 illustrates the unwillingness of courts to impose private law duties on governmental agencies tasked with regulatory authority over consumer products and consumer safety.
Canada
14 Oct 2011
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