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Federal government releases consultation paper on leasing framework

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Perfection by possession: possession not required

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
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  • 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
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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

Court makes it harder for fraudsters to hide behind bankruptcy

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 22 2010

One of the primary objectives of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act ("BIA") is to provide the bankrupt with an opportunity to stay existing creditors and establish a financial "clean slate"

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

The standard form trap

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2012

It’s time to review your standard forms!

Shari’ah finance and the equipment leasing industry

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

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