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The Canadian equipment finance environment: an overview for European professionals

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Good news for lenders to leasing companies: of interest to securitizers and lenders

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 1 2011

The recent British Columbia Court of Appeal case of Perimeter Transportation Ltd. (Re) 2010 BCCA 509 (the “Perimeter Case”), provides some relief to companies that finance lessors when the lessor fails to properly register financing statements against its lessees

Negative Option Billing Regulations to come into force August 1, 2012

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 4 2012

The Negative Option Billing Regulations (“Regulations”) first released in March 2011 in draft form for public consultation were published in final form in the March 14, 2012 issue of the Canada Gazette Part II

When less is not more - PPSA pitfalls for the unwary

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 16 2012

A recent Alberta decision highlights potential pitfalls for lenders registering against equipment outside of Ontario; Alberta legislation requires a lender to describe “serial numbered” equipment against which a purchase money security interest (PMSI) will be asserted by year, make, model and VINserial number in a schedule to the registration, or by “type and kind” in the general collateral description box

The battle is joined: the Competition Bureau’s case against Visa and Mastercard continues

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2011

As expected, Visa and MasterCard came out with guns blazing in their Responses to the Commissioner of Competition's claim that they had engaged in price maintenance contrary to Canada's Competition Act

Perfection by possession: possession not required

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2011

Under Canadian personal property security legislation perfection of a security interest is effected by registration or by taking possession of the collateral

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

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

Proposal for a new framework for the regulation of securitized products

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 14 2011

On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published a concept paper that outlines its proposal to overhaul the regulation of "securitized products" in Canada (the "Proposal"

Competition Bureau takes aim at credit card companies’ fees

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 21 2010

The Commissioner of Competition delivered an early holiday present to Visa and MasterCard in the form of an application to the Competition Tribunal challenging the companies' rules regarding card acceptance and the fees charged to merchants