Category Archives: Inquiry and Investigations

Advertising restrictions and Charter scrutiny

Professional regulatory bodies often regulate registrants’ business practices, at least in how they advertise services and solicit clients. But regulatory bodies need to be cognizant of the Charter when they enact and enforce such restrictions. Advertising limits, for example, will…

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2012 Professional Regulatory Round-Up

Since professional regulatory bodies are creatures of statute, one might mistakenly think that all their duties are expressed within the four corners of their enabling statutes. 2012 was, however, a year when courts emphasized in various contexts the need for…

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