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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


Is equity a crime?
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2007

Charging usurious loan interest is a criminal offence under section 347 of the Criminal Code of Canada


Good news for secured creditors as value of their collateral increases
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2008

For most lenders, taking security from their borrowers is pretty straightforward: take a general security agreement covering inventory, receivables and all other collateral, add some guarantees, and then look to see if there are any other loose ends that need tying up


Traps for the unwary - administration fee held to be in violation of the criminal rate of interest
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2009

The recent case of De Wolf v. Bell ExpressVu Inc., 2008 O.J. No. 3548 is an excellent reminder to creditors of the dangers of charging an administration fee for late payment


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


Purchase-money security interests: cross-collateralizing without waivers
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2010

The recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Royal Bank of Canada v. Ramco Sales Inc., highlights the danger of using a purchase-money security interest ("PMSI") when trying to cross-collateralize assets under different financings with the same obligor


The transition to new rules for pre-authorized payment plans
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2010

In June 2008, the Canadian Payments Association ("CPA") revised its rules for pre-authorized payment and debit programs


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


Priority agreements in inventory financing parts and supplies should be carefully defined
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 29 2012

The recent case of Toronto Dominion Bank v. Wheatland Industries (1990) Ltd.1 (the “Wheatland Case”) is instructive in its interpretation of priority agreements in inventory financing