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Two recent conditional sales contract decisions uphold secured parties' rights
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

Two recent cases, one in Alberta (TD Auto Finance (Canada) Inc. v. Yan, 2015 ABCA 114) and one in Ontario (BMW Financial Services Canada v. McLean


Ontario Personal Property Security Act registration made in “shake-down” attempt results in award of substantial indemnity costs against corporation and sole director
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2014

Clients regularly ask us what happens if an Ontario Personal Property Security Act registration is made against them which was not authorized. Our


OSFI issues RCM Guideline E-13 Regulatory Compliance Management
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") released the final version of Guideline E-13 - Regulatory


Sheltering unsecured debt under a secured party's security does not work
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2012

The issue of whether an unsecured party can purchase a secured party’s debt to shelter its own unsecured debt under the newly acquired security is often debated


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


Amendments to the PPSA come into force December 31, 2015 are you ready?
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 15 2015

On December 31, 2015, amendments to the conflict of laws provisions under the Ontario Personal Property Security Act (the PPSA) will be proclaimed


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


Ontario PPSA amendments come into force November 16, 2015: 5 year registration limit on security over consumer goods repealed
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2015

On November 16, 2015 certain amendments to the Ontario Personal Property Security Act contained in the Ontario government's 2015 budget (tabled on


Consultation on Ontario consumer financial protection
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

On June 14, 2015 the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services launched a consultation process seeking feedback on proposed approaches for


Motor vehicles in a consumer insolvency. British Columbia Court of Appeal determines trustees and consumers claims - TRAP for subprime auto lenders revisited
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2012

It is always an interesting question as to what rights a lender has with respect to a motor vehicle owned by a consumer who becomes insolvent, and whether a secured creditor is able to seize a motor vehicle in order to satisfy an obligation due under a loan