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Purchasers’ liens remain an uncommon remedy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 8 2014

Earlier this year, we discussed the decision of the BC Supreme Court in Pan Canadian Mortgage Group v. 679972 B.C. Ltd. in our publication Real

For greater clarity...

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 27 2014

You have probably seen the words, "for greater clarity", hundreds of times in loan and security documents, and wondered if they were really necessary

Some mistakes are correctible: another look at contract rectification

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

It goes without saying that parties should never enter into contractual relations loosely, assuming that mistakes can easily be corrected

The Mortgage Investment Corporation - an alternative lender

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2014

In 1973, the federal government introduced measures aimed at stimulating investments in residential mortgages by the private sector. One of those was

Lean times may call for lien measures what you need to know about miners’ liens in northern Canada

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 13 2014

Given the present economic climate of falling metal prices and depressed equity markets for mining companies, many owners and operators of mines are

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

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

Lenders are not law enforcement officers the British Columbia Supreme Court determines the scope of reasonable care under section 20(4)(b) of CDSA

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 17 2014

British Columbia's (in)famous reputation for its marijuana industry continues to generate interesting legal precedent. The recent case of R v Nguyen

Mortgage collections in British Columbia

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 31 2013

A mortgage is "a conveyance of property as a security for the payment of a debt or the discharge of some other obligation for which it is given