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UK Finance guidelines on implementing MiFID II product governance and retail costs and charges requirements

The UK Finance has published the following set of guidelines designed to help firms implement some of the key requirements under MiFID II: MiFID II product governance: Guidelines on target market identification. These guidelines focus on the identification of the … Continue reading

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Legal update: the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act

On November 14, 2017 the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act, 2017 received royal assent. While the Act is not yet in force, the new statute implements a number of initiatives designed to ensure that interactions with the provincial government … Continue reading

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Canada high court rules rights tribunal cannot award legal costs

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Canada Friday declared that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) [official websites] does not have the power to award compensation for legal costs. The high court’s 7-0 decision [judgment text] states that the language used … Continue reading

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More on ICBC's Subrogated Costs Rights (Or Lack Thereof)

Earlier this year the BC Supreme Court released reasons for judgement finding that when a Defendant succeeds in a lawsuit and is awarded costs the order is for their benefit not their insurer. In short the Court held that ICBC … Continue reading

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Jones Ordered to Pay Court Costs

Jamie Lee Jones, the KBR employee who claimed she was raped in Iraq and subjected to a hostile work environment has been ordered to pay $145,000 in court costs to KBR. See Houston Chronicle report. Ms. Jones acquired some fame … Continue reading

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