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Tuesday, November 28, 2023 @ 10:54 AM

Power of sale rules in mortgage enforcement industry in Ontario House

It is the end of the line for homeowners who will experience a power of sale (contractually or statutorily), judicial sale or a foreclosure. ... [read more]

Monday, November 27, 2023 @ 10:57 AM

Remote onboarding, money laundering risks onboarding

Remote customer onboarding, also known as virtual onboarding, has gained significant traction in recent years, enabling businesses to onboard customers remotely without the need for physical presence. While this approach offers convenience and efficiency, it also presents unique challenges, particularly in the realm of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating financial crimes. This article explores the challenges associated with remote customer onboarding and discusses strategies to mitigate money laundering risks in this context. ... [read more]

Friday, November 24, 2023 @ 3:54 PM

Small businesses embracing technology a step forward Business Tree

Saturday Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday. ... [read more]

Friday, November 24, 2023 @ 11:41 AM

Health Canada revising medical device premarket guidance framework in response to evolving AI Doctor using AI medical devices

Health Canada recently issued a Draft guidance: Pre-market guidance for machine learning-enabled medical devices. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 23, 2023 @ 2:21 PM

New notifiable transactions unveiled: Ignore at your peril Tax lawyers with files, laptop

Non-tax advisers, particularly corporate/commercial, estates and bankruptcy lawyers, should read this article. Such advisers can easily and unwittingly fall under new notifiable transaction rules requiring them to file an information return with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Financial penalties and other adverse consequences arising on a failure to file the applicable information return can be severe. This includes an adviser being liable for a penalty in excess of their fees (even if a late filing is made). ... [read more]

Thursday, November 23, 2023 @ 12:17 PM

Appeal Court measures personal injury impact of child porn Head

Thomas Snowden liked kids — but not in the right way. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 @ 1:48 PM

SCC’S latest word on good faith: What every shareholder needs to know Wooden pegs representing shareholders surrounding stack of coins

Like all contracts in Canada, shareholders’ agreements are bound by a duty of good faith. At common law, this includes the duty to act honestly and to exercise any discretion under the agreement reasonably: C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger, 2020 SCC 45; Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District, 2021 SCC 7. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 @ 1:26 PM

Decision hinges on admissibility of complainant’s texts, recordings Text

It is not unusual to hear from old friends during the holiday season. But on Dec. 22, 2020, Mujtaba Ilmi received a telephone call from a former girlfriend that he would regret. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 @ 10:23 AM

Challenges with after-sales provision of USMCA USMCA in front of the U.S. capital

Canadian and Mexican businesses who want to service products that they have sold into the U.S. are gratified to know that there is an after-sales services provision of the B-1 business visitor section under the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The regulatory language is found at 8 CFR 214.2(b)(4)(i)(F), and reads: ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 @ 9:00 AM

Your auto insurance policy not as simple as it seems Car Crash

Navigating an auto insurance policy is more intricate than it initially appears. Many Canadians have a genuine passion for driving, whether it’s commuting to work or embarking on a vacation to a cherished destination. According to Transport Canada, the number of vehicles on our nation’s roadways surged to over 26.2 million in 2021, marking a nearly two per cent increase from the preceding year. ... [read more]