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Ontario subsequent mortgagee loses priority for fraudulent prior discharge
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • February 19 2015

In CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered applications from competing


Mortgage fraud lenders beware
  • Macdonald Sager Manis LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2015

In the recent decision of CIBC Mortgages Inc. v. Computershare Trust Co. of Canada, Justice Murray of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided a


Reality tax liens, WSIB premiums, and mortgage priorities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2015

This paper reviews priorities in three different real property areas: realty tax liens, WSIB premiums, and mortgage priorities. The intent of this


Ontario Court of Appeal rules on production of discharge statements
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2014

The Court of Appeal's recent decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, 2014 ONCA 883 ("Trang") has important implications for judgment


New anti-money-laundering regulations regarding real estate developers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 29 2008

On February 20, 2008, amendments to regulations associated with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17 (the Act) were finalized and published


Legal update regarding mortgage insurance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Canada's regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of


Picturing the lender as landlord key issues for a lender to consider in a lease review
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 8 2015

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to the scope and level of scrutiny a mortgage lender brings to a lease review. Leases are complex commercial


Aboriginal banking & finance: amendments to the First Nations Fiscal Management Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

Back in 2006 the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (Canada) (FNFMA) came into force and established a framework that would enable First Nations to


Lenders and execution creditors take note! The importance of searching for writs of execution on loan advances & providing actual notice of same
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

Lenders advancing funds in stages or draws to a mortgagor should pay particular attention to searching for execution judgments against the mortgagor


How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? Good news for Canadian mortgagees
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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