SBC 2004, c 2 | Business Practices and Consumer Protection ...

"administrative authority" means the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Authority established under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Authority Act; "administrative penalty" means a penalty imposed under section 164; "associate", if used to indicate a relationship with a person, means (a) a spouse, parent, child, sibling or business partner of the …

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Homeowners & Homebuyers - BC Housing

Contact Name: Licensing & Consumer Services Branch: Suite 203-4555 Kingsway Burnaby BC V5H 4V8 Email: Send Secure Email Phone: 604-646-7050 Toll Free Number: 1-800-407-7757 Fax: 604-646-7051 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

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The Board Can Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of ...

System Consumer Compliance Supervision Groups 12 Finding 1: DCCA Can Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Its Consumer Compliance Examination and Enforcement Action Issuance Processes for UDAP Matters 13 Inefficiencies in DA's UDAP Review Process Result in Prolo nged Consumer Compliance Examinations 13

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Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act

Definitions. 1 (1) In this Act: "administrative authority" means the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Authority established under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Authority Act; "administrative penalty" means a penalty imposed under section 164; "associate", if used to indicate a relationship with a person, means (a) a spouse, parent, child, sibling or business partner ...

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Enforcement Actions | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

On September 15, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a proposed stipulated judgment against PEAKS Trust 2009-1, along with Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Delaware, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, in their capacity as trustees to PEAKS Trust 2009-1 (collectively, PEAKS).

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Our Enforcement Actions - Consumer Protection BC

We publish our licensing and enforcement actions, such as licence suspensions, compliance orders and notices of an administrative penalty. Since January 2017, we also publish the full reasons for our decisions. This is a chronological listing for the last two years. View a list of our recent enforcement & licensing actions; Explore our closed ...

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Consumer Protection 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Canada ...

Consumer Protection Agencies generally have investigative powers, the power to impose mandatory undertakings, and the power to bring civil enforcement proceedings. They may also make administrative orders requiring compliance with the Consumer Protection Statutes.

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Memorandum of Understanding on Supervisory Coordination

(1) assess compliance with the requirements of Federal consumer financial laws; (2) obtain information about the activities subject to such laws and the associated compliance systems or procedures of such institutions; and (3) detect and assess associated risks to consumers and to markets for consumer financial products and services. Section 1024

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Handy Links & Contacts - Insurance Council of British Columbia

- is the regulator of a variety of sectors and specific types of consumer transactions in British Columbia. - license and inspect regulated businesses, respond to consumer inquiries, investigate alleged violations of consumer protection laws and educate consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities Toll Free: 1-888-564-9963

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Consumer Compliance | OCC

The OCC promotes bank compliance with federal consumer protection laws, fair lending statutes and regulations, and the Community Reinvestment Act through supervisory and outreach programs. Comptroller's Handbook booklets in the Consumer Compliance series:

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PREPARED STATEMENT OF THE FEDERAL TRADE …

of the economy.2 In fulfilling its consumer protection mission, the agency enforces laws that prohibit business practices that are unfair or deceptive to consumers, being mindful not to impede legitimate business activity. The FTC also educates consumers and businesses to encourage informed consumer choices and compliance with the law.

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Enforcement | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Enforcement. A central part our mission is to stand up for consumers and make sure they are treated fairly in the financial marketplace. One way we do this is by enforcing federal consumer financial laws and holding financial service providers accountable for their actions. When a bank, company, individual, or other entity breaks the law, we ...

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Compliance and Enforcement Collaborative - British Columbia

The Compliance and Enforcement Collaborative (C&EC) is a cross-government inter-agency working group with a mandate to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the compliance and enforcement sector within British Columbia. The sector is represented by members who are engaged in audit, compliance, investigation, inspection, security and ...

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Decision summary: two BC funeral directors and embalmers ...

Consumer Protection BC has issued administrative penalties and compliance orders against two funeral directors and/or embalmers for: Failing to complete the required education/training, contrary to section 38(1)(a)(b) of the Cremation Interment and Funeral Services Regulation, which requires funeral directors and embalmers to complete the following training every two years once …

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Enforcement Registry - BC Housing

Enforcement Action: Compliance Order Issue Date: August 29, 2018. Afdon Contracting Ltd. ("ACL") and Afshin Tajbakhsh ("A. Tajbakhsh"), built or caused to have built a new home in West Vancouver, B.C. (the "New Home"), during the period of, or about, May 6, 2008, and July 6, 2018. Although ACL was a BC Housing ("BCH") Licensed Residential Builder ("LRB") (29332) between ...

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Business Practices and Consumer Protection Regulation

(b) a payment that is directed to be made into the Consumer Advancement Fund in accordance with a compliance order under section 155 [compliance orders] of the Act or section 56 (2) (c) of the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act. [en. B.C. Reg. 150/2020.]

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Consumer Protection - Customer Self-Service

The MDA also permits compliance orders and significant administrative penalties for the unlicensed selling of vehicles. This includes what is known as curbing. Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act The BPCPA defines certain practices as being unfair, deceptive and unconscionable.

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Legal - BC Housing

Non-compliance with the Homeowner Protection Act can have serious legal consequences, including receiving compliance orders, and monetary and other penalties. Reviews and Appeals If you do not agree with the Registrar's decision on a licensing or compliance matter, here's how to …

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Compliance and Enforcement - BC Housing

Compliance and Enforcement. Contact Details. Contact Name: Licensing & Consumer Services. Branch: Suite 203-4555 Kingsway. Burnaby BC V5H 4V8. Email: Send Secure Email. Phone: 604-646-7050. Toll Free Number: 1-800-407-7757. Fax: 604-646-7051.

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Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission Before ...

informed consumer choices, compliance with the law, and public understanding of the competitive process. To complement these enforcement and public education efforts, the FTC pursues a consumer protection and competition policy and research agenda to improve agency decision-making, and engages in advocacy and education initiatives.

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Consumer Protection BC - Consumer Protection BC

A day in the life of: an Inspector. Our Inspectors conduct province‐wide onsite inspections of businesses to ensure compliance with BC's consumer protection legislation, adequacy of their facility, use of appropriate procedures for trust funds and …

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Enforcement Actions | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Enforcement actions. When we take an enforcement action against an entity or person we believe has violated the law, we will post court documents and other related materials here. The Bureau may enforce the law by filing an action in federal district court or by initiating an administrative adjudication proceeding.

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Consumer Protection - Dallas

Consumer Protection . The Department of Code Compliance Consumer Protection Unit investigates claims of fraudulent business dealings with five specific service-related industries. For more information or to obtain a license permit contact the Consumer Protection Unit Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm at 214-948-4351 .

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Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act

(3) In a compliance order, an inspector may order a person to stop engaging in or not engage in a specified act or practice. (4) The director may include one or more of the following orders in a compliance order: (a) that a person reimburse any money or return any other property or thing received to a consumer or a class of consumers;

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Banking : Law360 : Legal News & Analysis

A veteran Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official who most recently served as the watchdog's deputy enforcement director is returning to …

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Competition Policy Guidance | Federal Trade Commission

Competition Policy Guidance. In conjunction with its law enforcement and advocacy work, the FTC provides guidance about the application of the U.S. antitrust laws to promote transparency and encourage compliance with the law. These resources aid antitrust practitioners, policy makers, businesses, and consumers with questions about the antitrust ...

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Supervisory Guidance | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the United States Department of the Treasury, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) are issuing this joint memorandum to encourage coordination among financial institutions, law enforcement, and adult protective service agencies (APS) in order to protect older adults from elder financial ...

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Consumer Protection BC

Decision summary: licence suspensions for five BC home inspectors without insurance. . Decision summary: three BC funeral directors and embalmers fined for violating educational requirements. . Decision summary: two BC funeral directors ordered to comply with educational requirements. .

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ALERT: Consumer protection BC - ACTA

Effective immediately, Consumer Protection BC (CPBC) has revoked the travel licence of Golden Travel Ltd. They are also issuing a warning about doing business with Golden Travel and its owner, Lily Lau (a.k.a. Chuen Kuen Lau). We believe any individual or business who buys travel from her is putting themselves at risk.

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Supervisory Guidance | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this Compliance Bulletin and Policy Guidance (Bulletin) on Supervision and Enforcement priorities regarding housing insecurity in light of heightened risks to consumers needing loss mitigation assistance in the coming months as the COVID-19 foreclosure moratoriums and forbearances end.

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Decision summary: BC funeral directors and embalmers fined ...

Consumer Protection BC has issued administrative penalties and compliance orders against four funeral directors and/or embalmers for: Failing to complete the required education/training, contrary to section 38(1)(a)(b) of the Cremation Interment and Funeral Services Regulation, which requires funeral directors and embalmers to complete the ...

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Our enforcement tools - Consumer Protection BC

Our enforcement tools. The Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act and, the Motion Picture Act provide a variety of enforcement tools that we can use if a violation occurs under these laws. If a business doesn't voluntarily comply with their obligations, we use these tools in a progressive manner depending on the severity, depth or ...

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Enforcement | Federal Trade Commission

Enforcement. The FTC enforces federal consumer protection laws that prevent fraud, deception and unfair business practices. The Commission also enforces federal antitrust laws that prohibit anticompetitive mergers and other business practices that could …

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Enforcement update: Notice of penalty against CARE Funeral ...

In November 2020, Consumer Protection BC issued a decision against CARE Funeral Services (Vancouver Island) Ltd., a licensed funeral services provider based in Victoria BC, for failing to meet the requirements of a compliance order requiring the submission of preneed reports. That decision imposed several requirements, including a Notice to pay a monetary administrative penalty of …

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Consumer protection: enforcement guidance

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Recent enforcement actions - Consumer Protection BC

22 Agence De Recouvrement Solutions Inc. / Collection Agency Solutions Inc. . Details. 31176. MX Inspection & Consulting Services Ltd. . Details. 31174. LZH Home Inspection.

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Enforcement Actions | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

On December 9, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Western District of Missouri against BounceBack, Inc. BounceBack, based in Kansas City, Missouri, operates bad-check pretrial-diversion programs on behalf of more than 90 district attorneys' offices throughout the United States.

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