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Spotlight on security documents: Assignment of Lease vs. Mortgage of Lease
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2012

When Lenders consider their real property security options, their analysis should go beyond simply taking a mortgage from a debtor who owns real estate

Good news for Canadian mortgagees
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2012

US lenders in cross-border M&A transactions often ask how real estate security differs in Canada

UK Supreme Court to consider duty of care for negligent misrepresentation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 12 2011

The United Kingdom Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in a case involving the duty of care for negligent misrepresentation

Are charities inadvertently acting as mortgage brokers or administrators?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2011

Ever since Anglo-Saxon times, lenders have advanced money on the security of land

Scrutiny of single-firm conduct
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 9 2012

The Bureau continues to be willing to bring contested proceedings in respect of the civil provisions of the Act

New anti-money-laundering regulations regarding real estate developers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2008

On February 20, 2008, amendments to regulations associated with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act) were finalized and published

The effect of the new mortgage rules on residential real estate sales
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2011

Changes to the mortgage qualification rules could have a significant impact on residential real estate sales, particularly condominium pre-sales

The Open for Business Act: Bill 68 An act to promote Ontario as open for business by amending or repealing certain acts - enacted as: Chapter 16 of the Statutes of Ontario, 2010
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 19 2011

Bill 68 An Act to promote Ontario as open for business by amending or repealing certain Acts (the “Open for Business Act”)1 received Royal Assent on October 25, 2010. It is an omnibus Act which contains more than 100 amendments to existing legislation spread out across 10 ministries

Minister of Finance launches consultations to help businesses obtain long-term mortgages
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2010

The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today released a consultation paper that proposes to give businesses more flexibility in negotiating mortgage terms with lenders

Credit check
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2009

In these volatile economic times, what security should prudent landlords get to assist in recovery in the event of insolvency or other lease defaults by tenants?