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Purchasers’ liens remain an uncommon remedy
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2014

Earlier this year, we discussed the decision of the BC Supreme Court in Pan Canadian Mortgage Group v. 679972 B.C. Ltd. in our publication Real


Mortgage collections in British Columbia
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


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


REDMA: considerations for lenders
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2014

Lenders should be more aware of the sweeping effects of the British Columbia Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA). Compliance by developers


When can a second mortgagee sell a property in Ontario?
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


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


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


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


The Mortgage Investment Corporation - an alternative lender
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2014

In 1973, the federal government introduced measures aimed at stimulating investments in residential mortgages by the private sector. One of those was


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no