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

It’s time to review your standard forms!


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:


Ontario PPSA amendments come into force November 16, 2015: 5 year registration limit on security over consumer goods repealed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


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


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


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


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


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"


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


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