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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


When can a second mortgagee sell a property in Ontario?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 26 2013

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Business Development Bank of Canada v. Pine Tree Resorts Inc. illustrates the extent of exposure


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


For greater clarity...
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • 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


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


Real estate title fraud and insurance: recent Ontario changes
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2007

Over the past few years Ontario has been hit by a wave of fraudulent real estate transactions involving identity fraud; that is, people either forging or fraudulently conveying or mortgaging properties using the identity of the registered owner


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


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 WLG
  • 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