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Don't give away the farm - taking security in production quotas
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2014

For a lender in the agricultural space, some of the most valuable assets a lender may be relying on for recovery purposes are the production quotas


Contract law: Maxam Opportunities Fund Limited Partnership v. 729171 Alberta Inc. (2015 BCSC 271)
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2015

Sophisticated parties held to the words of their bargain; making a credit facility "available" did not create an obligation on borrower to draw on the


Individual Guarantors in Alberta - trap for the unwary and extra cost
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

In February this year, we circulated the e-lert below discussing upcoming amendments to the Alberta Guarantees Acknowledgement Act by Bill 44:


Is equity a crime?
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2007

Charging usurious loan interest is a criminal offence under section 347 of the Criminal Code of Canada


Traps for the unwary - administration fee held to be in violation of the criminal rate of interest
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2009

The recent case of De Wolf v. Bell ExpressVu Inc., 2008 O.J. No. 3548 is an excellent reminder to creditors of the dangers of charging an administration fee for late payment


The Canadian equipment finance environment: an overview for European professionals
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2009

As international trade grows, financial institutions and manufacturers of equipment recognize that international sales or the globalization of their business is a requirement to staying competitive


Federal government releases consultation paper on leasing framework
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 28 2009

In its 2009 Budget, the Canadian Government stated its intention to consult market participants on the potential merits of changing the legislative and regulatory framework for financial leasing activities by federally-regulated financial institutions


Quebec’s new Securities Transfer Act
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2009

With the adoption of An Act Respecting the Transfer of Securities and the Establishment of Security Entitlements (the "Québec STA"), Québec has now joined Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and Newfoundland in implementing legislation largely identical to that in force in the United States


Shari’ah finance and the equipment leasing industry
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 7 2008

Shari’ah or Islamic-compliant financing is gaining a foothold in international finance transactions


Purchase-money security interests: cross-collateralizing without waivers
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2010

The recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Royal Bank of Canada v. Ramco Sales Inc., highlights the danger of using a purchase-money security interest ("PMSI") when trying to cross-collateralize assets under different financings with the same obligor