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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


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


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


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


Ontario PPSA amendments come into force November 16, 2015: 5 year registration limit on security over consumer goods repealed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


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


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


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:


Abuse of the Repair and Storage Liens Act
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2012

Lawrence Gold recently presented on abuses of the Repair and Storage Liens Act (Ontario) (“RSLA”) impacting commercial finance and insurance companies to the Ontario Personal Property Security Legislation Committee (“PPSL Committee”