Category Archives: Inquiry and Investigations

June conference updates

We are just around the corner from luxuriating in two days of deep thinking, collegial discussion, and learning about professional regulatory law.  The fact of being able to do so ocean-side under beautiful blue skies is a definite plus. Here…

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Mark your calendars: 2017 Professional Regulation Hearing Workshop

June 1, 2017 (Vancouver): 2017 Professional Regulation Hearing Workshop: Lisa C. Fong and guest lawyers will conduct a discipline hearing workshop at the Vancouver Convention Centre.  The workshop has a significant hands-on component for attendees and complements the CLE`s eclectic…

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2016 Professional Regulation Roundup

The year 2016 involved outcomes to many of the outstanding regulatory issues that we flagged in our 2015 professional regulatory law roundup, especially those which addressed what constitutes the “public interest” that regulatory bodies serve. Most notably, appellate-level courts addressed…

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Disciplining registrants for failing to respond to complaints

While enabling statutes of professional regulatory bodies may not require that respondents respond to complaints, particular regulators may enact standards that require their registrants to cooperate during investigations. The Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed such a standard in Reid v.…

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