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Legal Tech And The Changing Legal Services Industry Weekly Update -6 June 2019
We're spending $2 billion on client-based technology in the next 18 months. That's kind of difficult to compete against, to be frank." – Chris Price, CEO EY Riverview Law, in response
Canada
19 Jun 2019
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Legal Tech And The Changing Legal Services Industry: Weekly Update - June 6, 2019
"We're spending $2 billion on client-based technology in the next 18 months. That's kind of difficult to compete against, to be frank." – Chris Price, CEO EY Riverview Law, in response to my question ...
Canada
12 Jun 2019
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Bill 108: The Province Introduces Ministerial Oversight In Advance Of School Board Expropriation Approvals
Contained in the multitude of changes under Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choices Act, 2019, introduced for First Reading on May 2, 2019, is a seemingly small change to the Education Act that may have significant implications on the expropriation activities of school boards across the province.
Canada
17 May 2019
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Wake Up Call: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of The Intersection Between Arbitration And Class Action Lawsuits In Telus Communications Inc. v. Wellman
On April 4, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Telus Communications Inc. v. Wellman. The decision involved the consideration of a series of arbitration agreements,
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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Measurement Canada To Regulate Thermal Energy Meters
To accomplish this, thermal energy meters measure the quantity of thermal energy transferred to or from a heat conveying liquid.
Canada
22 Apr 2019
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OEB initiates Phase 2 Of Its Customer Service Rules Review
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has now announced plans to proceed with "Phase 2" of its Customer Service Rules Review. Key areas of focus will include:
Canada
14 Nov 2018
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Over Before It Began – Online Petition Halts Expropriation Of Family Farmland
A proposal by the Halton Catholic District School Board (the "Board") to expropriate farmland in the Town of Milton (the "Town") was nipped in the bud after it was met with significant public backlash.
Canada
12 Oct 2018
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Ontario Implements New Restrictions On Door-To-Door Transactions, But Delays Some New Requirements To May 1st
As described in recent posts (here and here), Ontario has implemented new provisions of the Ontario Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that will prohibit a range of door-to-door consumer transactions.
Canada
7 Mar 2018
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Ontario Publishes Documentation Requirements For Exempt HVAC Door-To-Door Transactions
Recently, we wrote about new provisions of the Ontario Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that will prohibit a range of door-to door consumer transactions.
Canada
13 Feb 2018
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Ontario Ban On Door-To-Door Agreements For HVAC Products Comes Into Effect On March 1, 2018
New provisions of the Ontario Consumer Protection Act will prohibit a range of door-to-door consumer transactions.
Canada
25 Jan 2018
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Input Sought On Updated Regulations To Implement Ontario's Door-To-Door Sales Ban And Other Changes To Consumer Loan And Lease Rules
Ontario's Ministry of Consumer Services recently released two Consultation Papers related to changes to the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that had been enacted through Bill 59...
Canada
28 Jul 2017
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Forum Selection Clauses In Canada: Enforceability In Consumer Contracts May Be An Issue After Recent Supreme Court Of Canada Decision
A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision has created uncertainty for businesses who rely on forum selection clauses in consumer contracts, particularly those online contracts which are not negotiated.
Canada
17 Jul 2017
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Ontario Passes Legislation That May Ban Door-To-Door HVAC Transactions
On April 10, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 59, titled Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017.
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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OEB Bans Residential Electricity Customer Disconnections For The 2017 Winter
As expected, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has moved quickly to ban local electricity distribution companies (LDCs) from disconnecting residential consumers during the current winter season.
Canada
7 Mar 2017
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Implementation Details For Ontario's 8% Electricity Rebate Announced
On February 9, 2017, the Ontario Energy Board issued a letter titled Implementation of the Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers.
Canada
27 Feb 2017
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OEB Introduces Process For Online Verification Of Retail Contracts
On January 31, 2017, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a Notice of Proposal setting out changes to the Codes of Conduct for Electricity Retailers and Gas Marketers that would allow verification...
Canada
14 Feb 2017
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How Startups Can Navigate Mobile Payment Regulation
In Canada, there is no single regulator that sets standards for mobile payments – the sector is governed by a patchwork of legislation.
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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Collateral Matters - Ontario's Putting Consumers First Act Aims To Ban Door-To-Door Sales
On November 3, 2016, the Ontario government introduced Bill 59, which is titled the Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment Act), 2016.
Canada
22 Dec 2016
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Ditch The Wallet: Navigating Mobile Payment Regulation
While slow to take off, Canada's mobile payment market is poised for growth. Mobile payments are generally defined as transactions where payment data and instruction are made via mobile device...
Canada
22 Dec 2016
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Collateral Matters - Federal Government Introduces And Then Withdraws A Consumer Protection Framework Under The Bank Act
In late October 2016, the federal government introduced Bill C-29, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2, which addresses a wide variety of topics...
Canada
22 Dec 2016
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