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There’s more to being a millennial than snapping selfies: coworking, key commercial lease terms
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

As a millennial, there are certain phenomena that I am inexplicably drawn to like a moth to a flame, one of which is this utopian vision of an office


Crowdfunding for Canadian real estate: new frontiers in financing
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2015

Equity crowdfunding is a relatively new concept, and governmental regulation is struggling to keep pace with the rapidly changing crowdfunding


E-signatures can now be used on Ontario real estate documents
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2015

Effective July 1, 2015 an amendment to the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 makes it permissible for parties to use electronic signatures to sign


Legal update regarding mortgage insurance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Canada's regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of


Housing affordability and human happiness
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Some interesting things are emerging from the froth and churn being generated by the housing affordability crisis on Canada's left coast. For the


Not so fast: REDMA Amendments may not have retrospective effect
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2015

On May 29, 2014, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 received royal assent. It made significant amendments (the "Amendments") to the Real


Commercial availability rates in Montreal: figures have never been this high in the past 10 years
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2015

On May 28, 2015, Newmark Knight Frank Devencore published its Real Estate Market Study for SpringSummer 2015 and essentially noted that vacancy rates


Class action in neighborhood disturbances in Québec : has the wind turned ?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

On April 8, 2015, Justice Johanne April dismissed a Motion for authorization of a class action in neighborhood disturbances concerning the


Charlie and the foosball table: a lesson in good faith and ROFR
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

On a recent hot summer-like day, my neighbours' pre-school boy, Charlie (pseudonym), sauntered over the front lawn in his pajamas to peek into my


Gone but not forgotten: restrictive covenant restored to title against the interests of a beneficial owner
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2015

Is a beneficial owner of real property affected by a restrictive covenant that was mistakenly removed from title? The BC Supreme Court considered