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Spotlight on security documents: Assignment of Lease vs. Mortgage of Lease

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 28 2012

When Lenders consider their real property security options, their analysis should go beyond simply taking a mortgage from a debtor who owns real estate

Spotlight on security documents: the tenant's acknowledgementestoppel certificate (Alberta)

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 26 2012

Due to a lender’s reliance upon the income streams associated with real property to be used as security in a commercial mortgage financing transaction, the leases that exist upon a borrower’s property are the most important assets of that borrower next to the value of the land to be mortgaged

Doing business in Canada

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 17 2012

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England

Minister of Finance launches consultations to help businesses obtain long-term mortgages

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 16 2010

The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today released a consultation paper that proposes to give businesses more flexibility in negotiating mortgage terms with lenders

Some mistakes are correctible: another look at contract rectification

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

It goes without saying that parties should never enter into contractual relations loosely, assuming that mistakes can easily be corrected

Mortgage collections in British Columbia

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2013

A mortgage is "a conveyance of property as a security for the payment of a debt or the discharge of some other obligation for which it is given

When can a second mortgagee sell a property in Ontario?

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 26 2013

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Business Development Bank of Canada v. Pine Tree Resorts Inc. illustrates the extent of exposure

For greater clarity...

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2014

You have probably seen the words, "for greater clarity", hundreds of times in loan and security documents, and wondered if they were really necessary