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Real estate title fraud and insurance: recent Ontario changes

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 16 2007

Over the past few years Ontario has been hit by a wave of fraudulent real estate transactions involving identity fraud; that is, people either forging or fraudulently conveying or mortgaging properties using the identity of the registered owner

Can the activities of your borrowers or tenants lead to seizure of your property?

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 8 2008

Would the Canadian government ever try to seize investment property, mortgage investment security or any other valuable assets, even from law-abiding taxpayers?

New anti-money-laundering regulations regarding real estate developers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2008

On February 20, 2008, amendments to regulations associated with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act) were finalized and published

For greater clarity...

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • 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

How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? The power of the private power of sale

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

A few weeks ago, I blogged about one of the key differences between taking security in Canada as compared to the US, which is a question I'm often

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

Looking beyond title fraudulent mortgages

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 10 2009

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently heard two appeals involving fraudulent mortgages

Gill v. Bucholtz: the British Columbia Court of Appeal and mortgage fraud

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2009

Two recent decisions of the British Columbia Court of Appeal have left lenders feeling unsettled about lending money to finance real property transactions

Credit check

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 2 2009

In these volatile economic times, what security should prudent landlords get to assist in recovery in the event of insolvency or other lease defaults by tenants?

Can the holder of a GSA exercise real property remedies?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 15 2009

On occasion a lender may discover that a borrower owns real property which was not previously disclosed to it and therefore not subjected to a specific mortgage registered under the Land Titles Act or (increasingly rarely) under the Registry Act