We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 820

OSFI Looks to Further Tighten Mortgage Underwriting Standards, Issues Revised Guideline B-20 for Comment
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2017

On July 6, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued a revised version of Guideline B-20 - Residential Mortgage


Nullity ab initio - misrepresentations during policy underwriting process
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2016

On August 18, 2016, the Honourable Francois Duprat, writing for the Superior Court of Quebec, rendered judgment in the action brought by


Government announces further mortgage restrictions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • October 21 2016

The federal government has announced further restrictions that will make it more difficult for some borrowers to get mortgage loans and more costly


Advancing Mortgage Funds in the Face of a Lien in Alberta - Don’t Do It
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2016

This is an unusually long blog-post on a tricky area of Builders’ Lien law in Alberta. The first part of this post provides a quick Q&A for


Lenders are not law enforcement officers the British Columbia Supreme Court determines the scope of reasonable care under section 20(4)(b) of CDSA
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 17 2014

British Columbia's (in)famous reputation for its marijuana industry continues to generate interesting legal precedent. The recent case of R v Nguyen


Reality tax liens, WSIB premiums, and mortgage priorities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2015

This paper reviews priorities in three different real property areas: realty tax liens, WSIB premiums, and mortgage priorities. The intent of this


Restructuring of Ontario financial regulators moves ahead
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

On November 14, 2016, Ontario's Minister of Finance announced that the province intends to proceed with plans - described in detail in our June 29


OSFI Guideline B-20: Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and Procedures
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2017

On July 6, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released draft changes (Draft Amendments) to Guideline B-20 -


Key Banking Decisions of 2016: The Supreme Court of Canada releases its decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 22 2016

On Thursday, November 17, the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision giving important guidance on when personal financial information


Supreme Court Renders Landmark Privacy decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision today giving important guidance on how Canada’s federal privacy law, the Personal Information