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Purchasers’ liens remain an uncommon remedy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Earlier this year, we discussed the decision of the BC Supreme Court in Pan Canadian Mortgage Group v. 679972 B.C. Ltd. in our publication Real

Proactive monitoring: lack of employee oversight leads to the certification of the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 23 2014

On June 6, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court certified the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of "intrusion upon seclusion"

FATCA an update

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

On February 5, 2014 Canada and the United States signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

Canada expands economic sanctions against Russia

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union, Russia, Ukraine
  • -
  • April 28 2014

Today, Canada expanded its economic sanctions measures in response to recent events in Ukraine and Russia. 11 additional parties, consisting of nine

Legal implications of accepting Bitcoin as payment

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

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

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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