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Supreme Court of Canada rules that provincial consumer protection laws apply to bank-issued credit cards

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 1 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its long-awaited decision in Bank of Montreal v. Marcotte and two companion

Ontario Personal Property Security Act registration made in “shake-down” attempt results in award of substantial indemnity costs against corporation and sole director

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 29 2014

Clients regularly ask us what happens if an Ontario Personal Property Security Act registration is made against them which was not authorized. Our

The standard form trap

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

It’s time to review your standard forms!

Federal government releases consultation paper on leasing framework

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • 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

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

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

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

Proposal for a new framework for the regulation of securitized products

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • 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"

Perfection by possession: possession not required

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • 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

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
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  • 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
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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