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Legal implications of accepting Bitcoin as payment

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 3 2014

The number of Canadian businesses accepting virtual currencies as a form of payment is growing. Bitcoin is emerging as the most popular of these new

Class action appeal decisions to come in 2014

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 27 2014

There are at least two interesting class action appeals coming up in 2014. Of interest to those involved in areas of business within federal

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

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

The second opinion: non-parties may be bound by a forum selection clause

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 13 2014

Can a party that has not signed an agreement containing a forum selection clause nevertheless be bound by it? The Ontario Court of Appeal addressed

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

REDMA: considerations for lenders

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Lien on me: purchasers as secured creditors

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 22 2014

Pan Canadian Mortgage Group v. 679972 B.C. Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1078 (Pan Canadian), addresses the nature and priority of a purchaser's lien, which, in

The UK Supreme Court clarifies: no marshalling without an underlying debt, and maybe no marshalling in any event

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2013

The doctrine of marshaling has existed for centuries and was developed to address inequitable circumstances in which secured parties were unable to

Reasons in Commissioner of Competition v. Visa

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 17 2013

On September 9, 2013, the Competition Tribunal issued its Reasons in The Commissioner of Competition v. Visa Canada Corporation and MasterCard

Developers and lenders beware: failure to comply with British Columbia’s real estate project marketing rules may have serious consequences

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 12 2013

Developers and lenders should be aware of the sweeping effects of the British Columbia Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA), which is aimed