Mr Andres C Garin

Andres C Garin

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Banking & Financial Services

Banks and provincial consumer protection laws – Supreme Court weighs in
Canada | 17 October 2014

The Supreme Court has rendered its judgment in Marcotte v Bank of Montreal and clarified the constitutional principles governing the application of provincial consumer protection laws to federally regulated businesses. Given the proliferation of provincial consumer protection legislation, federally regulated businesses should pay close attention to this judgment when organising contractual relations with consumers.