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REDMA revisited

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 31 2014

For at least 10 years prior to the market correction in 2008, strata lot prices in British Columbia were on a decidedly upward trend and, not

Restrictions on foreign investment in Alberta

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 24 2014

Building on Michael's post from last week, another issue facing foreign investors in the Canadian real estate market are restrictions on the

BCCA overturns decision allowing post-closing rescission of pre-sale condo contracts

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2014

On March 4, 2014, the B.C. Court of Appeal released its judgment in Woo v. Onni 2014 BCCA 76, reversing the decision of the court below which was the

How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? The power of the private power of sale

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? Good news for Canadian mortgagees

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

Federal Court of Appeal allows Competition Bureau appeal in Toronto Real Estate Board case

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 7 2014

On February 3, 2014, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) ruled that the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) erred in dismissing the abuse of dominance case

Limitation periods and unjust enrichment clarity and complexity from the ONCA

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 6 2014

A recent ruling of the Ontario Court of Appeal, McConnell v. Huxtable, 2014 ONCA 86, provides useful clarification of two potentially complex

BC First Nations’ nuisance action against industry dismissed, on the basis of unproven Aboriginal rights and title: Thomas v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 6 2014

The decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the "BCSC") in Thomas v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., 2013 BCSC 2303 (Thomas) has implications for

REDMA: considerations for lenders

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • 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

Keeping it enforceable: the essential terms of a purchase contract

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 22 2014

It is not uncommon for parties to enter into contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate that contain defects which may affect their