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

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • 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?

How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? Good news for Canadian mortgagees

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 10 2014

US lenders in cross-border M&A transactions often ask how real estate security differs in Canada. The short answer is "not much". The security and

New anti-money-laundering regulations regarding real estate developers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • 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

The effect of the new mortgage rules on residential real estate sales

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 24 2011

Changes to the mortgage qualification rules could have a significant impact on residential real estate sales, particularly condominium pre-sales

UK Supreme Court to consider duty of care for negligent misrepresentation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2011

The United Kingdom Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in a case involving the duty of care for negligent misrepresentation

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

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

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • 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

Real estate title fraud and insurance: recent Ontario changes

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • 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

You're in trouble. That's a guarantee!

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 19 2012

Guarantees are a very common form of security

REDMA: considerations for lenders

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Lenders should be more aware of the sweeping effects of the British Columbia Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA). Compliance by developers