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A banker asked us: General vs specific assignments of rents and leases in Ontario

Canada - June 26 2017 What is the difference between a general assignment of rents and leases and a specific assignment of rents and leases, and when should I include…

Patrick W. Jocsak.

When can a second mortgagee sell a property in Ontario?

Canada - September 26 2013 A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Business Development Bank of Canada v. Pine Tree Resorts Inc. illustrates the extent of exposure…

COVID-19 and the real estate development industry: Important next steps for new home builders

Canada - March 19 2020 Beyond the significant impact the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is taking upon individuals' personal lives, COVID-19 is also making a notable impact…

Cristina Borbely, Jodey Therriault.

Parting ways in good faith: SCC clarifies contract termination disclosure requirements

Canada - January 4 2021 Contracting parties may have to disclose an intention to terminate the contract, despite the existence of a clear contractual provision allowing for…

Erica Johnston.

Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District

Canada - February 8 2021 On February 5, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in .[1] Wastech is another chapter in what we can call the "Good Faith Series"…

Elie Laskin, Sahil Shoor.