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Mortgage collections in British Columbia
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • 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


La Cour supérieure du Québec confirme la responsabilité stricte en matière de chèque portant un endossement frauduleux dans les cas de vol d’identité et de fraude immobilière
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 26 2016

Dans Gescoro inc. c. Notaire Francis-Pierre Rémillard, la Cour supérieure du Québec a statué que le chèque d'un notaire remis à un vendeur fictif


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


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 17 2012

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England


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


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


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


Nullity ab initio - misrepresentations during policy underwriting process
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2016

On August 18, 2016, the Honourable Francois Duprat, writing for the Superior Court of Quebec, rendered judgment in the action brought by


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


Advancing Mortgage Funds in the Face of a Lien in Alberta - Don’t Do It
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2016

This is an unusually long blog-post on a tricky area of Builders’ Lien law in Alberta. The first part of this post provides a quick Q&A for