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The Supreme Court of Canada’s new approach to interjurisdictional immunity and paramountcy
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2007

On May 31, 2007, the Supreme Court of Canada released two long-awaited and important decisions Canadian Western Bank v. Alberta and British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Lafarge Canada Inc

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

Charging a higher rate of interest on arrears? You can’t do that
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • January 7 2012

Section 8 of Canada’s Interest Act prohibits a lender from charging a higher rate of interest on arrears of principal secured by a real property mortgage than the interest rate payable on principal money not in arrears

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 Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 17 2012

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

You're in trouble. That's a guarantee!
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

Guarantees are a very common form of security

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 Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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

How does real estate security differ between Canada and the U.S.? The power of the private power of sale
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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

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