Ontario Insurance Law & Commentary, 2018 Edition

This concise guide to insurance law in Ontario is designed for insurance law practitioners, in-house counsel, insurance companies and professionals.
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Your One-Stop Legal Guide for Non-Automobile Insurance Law in Ontario
This concise guide to insurance law in Ontario is designed for insurance law practitioners, in-house counsel, insurance companies and professionals. The commentary, prepared by Michael S. Teitelbaum of Hughes Amys LLP, provides an overview of the principles and key issues in liability, property and life insurance plus an annotated review of selected key provisions of the Insurance Act. Other features include the full text of the Act and related legislation.

This annually updated desktop reference includes these unique features:

  • Expert overview commentary on key elements in the practice of liability, property and life insurance – gives you a better grasp of common issues in daily practice
  • Expert review of key provisions of the Ontario Insurance Act – assists you in the proper interpretation of the key provisions
  • Expert insights on recent developments and practice issues – keeps you up-to-date and informed
  • Full text of the Insurance Act and key Regulations, and related legislation – provides ready access to the most current legislation
  • Full text of pertinent Superintendent's Guidelines – keeps you on guard for operational protocols

Highlights of the 2018 Edition

  • Amendments to Insurance Act up to the latest amendments from S.O. 2016, c. 37, Sch. 10
  • Extensive discussion of recent key decisions including:
    • Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co., 2016 SCC 37 (S.C.C.), addressing the principles of contract interpretation in the context of an insurance policy
    • Parkhill Excavation Ltd. v. Royal & Sunalliance Insurance Co. of Canada, 2016 ONCA 832 (C.A.), affirming the duty to defend alleged consequential damage
    • Carter v Intact Insurance Co., 2016 ONCA 917 (C.A.), finding no entitlement to replacement cost under a fire policy

Who Should Buy

  • Insurance law practitioners including private, government, corporate and in-house counsel – who want to stay abreast of recent developments and practice issues
  • Insurance companies including insurance brokers, adjusters and risk managers – who need to interpret and explain insurance policies
  • Insurance professionals' institutes – who need to be a resource for members on current practice issues
  • Large business corporations – who need an authoritative overview of the legislative framework and ready access to the legislation
  • Academic institutions – who want to add a practitioner's discussion of insurance law to their resources

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Table of contents

Commentary – Encapsulating, Annotating and Updating the Law of Insurance

Insurance Act
         Insurance Act Regulations
        Superintendent's Guideline No. 08/04 –
        Minimum Capital Test Guideline for Property and Casualty Insurance Companies

Corporations Act

Financial Services Commission of Ontario Act, 1997
         Financial Services Commission of Ontario Act, 1997 Regulations

Registered Insurance Brokers Act
         Registered Insurance Brokers Act Regulations

Appendix