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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


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


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:


Supreme Court of Canada rules that provincial consumer protection laws apply to bank-issued credit cards
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 1 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its long-awaited decision in Bank of Montreal v. Marcotte and two companion


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


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


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


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

It’s time to review your standard forms!


For whom the bell tolls: know your limitations
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 2 2012

Litigants looking to suspend a limitation period should pay close attention to the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Hamilton (City) v. Metcalfe & Mansfield Capital Corp., 2012 ONCA 156