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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


The standard form trap
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2012

It’s time to review your standard forms!


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


Proposal for a new framework for the regulation of securitized products
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 14 2011

On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published a concept paper that outlines its proposal to overhaul the regulation of "securitized products" in Canada (the "Proposal"


The battle is joined: the Competition Bureau’s case against Visa and Mastercard continues
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2011

As expected, Visa and MasterCard came out with guns blazing in their Responses to the Commissioner of Competition's claim that they had engaged in price maintenance contrary to Canada's Competition Act


Competition Bureau takes aim at credit card companies’ fees
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2010

The Commissioner of Competition delivered an early holiday present to Visa and MasterCard in the form of an application to the Competition Tribunal challenging the companies' rules regarding card acceptance and the fees charged to merchants


Court makes it harder for fraudsters to hide behind bankruptcy
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2010

One of the primary objectives of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act ("BIA") is to provide the bankrupt with an opportunity to stay existing creditors and establish a financial "clean slate"


Good news for lenders to leasing companies: of interest to securitizers and lenders
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2011

The recent British Columbia Court of Appeal case of Perimeter Transportation Ltd. (Re) 2010 BCCA 509 (the “Perimeter Case”), provides some relief to companies that finance lessors when the lessor fails to properly register financing statements against its lessees


The transition to new rules for pre-authorized payment plans
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2010

In June 2008, the Canadian Payments Association ("CPA") revised its rules for pre-authorized payment and debit programs


Perfection by possession: possession not required
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2011

Under Canadian personal property security legislation perfection of a security interest is effected by registration or by taking possession of the collateral