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Good news for secured creditors as value of their collateral increases

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

For most lenders, taking security from their borrowers is pretty straightforward: take a general security agreement covering inventory, receivables and all other collateral, add some guarantees, and then look to see if there are any other loose ends that need tying up

Shari’ah finance and the equipment leasing industry

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 7 2008

Shari’ah or Islamic-compliant financing is gaining a foothold in international finance transactions

Registering security under the Ontario Personal Property Security Act: check all the right boxes or risk losing priority

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 5 2009

If a financing statement registered under the Ontario Personal Property Security Act does not set out, in the manner required by the Ontario PPSA, all of the collateral in which a secured creditor is taking a security interest, then the secured creditor risks losing priority vis-à-vis third parties with respect to collateral not so set out

Federal government releases consultation paper on leasing framework

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 28 2009

In its 2009 Budget, the Canadian Government stated its intention to consult market participants on the potential merits of changing the legislative and regulatory framework for financial leasing activities by federally-regulated financial institutions

Traps for the unwary - administration fee held to be in violation of the criminal rate of interest

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 21 2009

The recent case of De Wolf v. Bell ExpressVu Inc., 2008 O.J. No. 3548 is an excellent reminder to creditors of the dangers of charging an administration fee for late payment

The Canadian equipment finance environment: an overview for European professionals

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 5 2009

As international trade grows, financial institutions and manufacturers of equipment recognize that international sales or the globalization of their business is a requirement to staying competitive

Quebec’s new Securities Transfer Act

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 13 2009

With the adoption of An Act Respecting the Transfer of Securities and the Establishment of Security Entitlements (the "Québec STA"), Québec has now joined Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and Newfoundland in implementing legislation largely identical to that in force in the United States

The transition to new rules for pre-authorized payment plans

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 12 2010

In June 2008, the Canadian Payments Association ("CPA") revised its rules for pre-authorized payment and debit programs

Reliance on collateral descriptions reinstated and new hope that Section 7 of the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) (where to register) will be proclaimed into force

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 12 2010

As has been mentioned in previous e-LERTs from our firm, certain provisions of the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) (the "OPPSA") were repealed

Payment cards recent developments

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 3 2010

Recent federal legal developments concerning payment cards will interest financial institutions, payment card acquirers, merchants and consumers