On January 6, 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision affirming the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice concluding that the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5 (PIPEDA) prohibited a financial institution from disclosing the mortgage discharge statement of a mortgagor to a third party creditor. (...)

type Commercial Litigation Bulletin – January 2011 – Banks Are Prohibited by PIPEDA from Disclosing Mortgage Balance to Judgment Creditor of Mortgagor