The multimillion-dollar question—why are municipalities
experiencing shortfalls in money for infrastructure? Are the
shortfalls the sign of a dearth of infrastructure funds, or are
they the result of unaffordable investment decisions?
Getting to the bottom of this question is the only way to
address the debate surrounding the adequacy of infrastructure
financing. In light of recent and pending legislative changes, the
Province of Ontario has set for itself the goal of assuring itself
and taxpayers that infrastructure needs are genuine and that each
recipient municipality is put to the same standard when requesting
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An accessible and predictable insolvency regime is critical to a functioning market economy, particularly in a time of financial distress. It provides valuable and necessary breathing room to worried businesses so they can redeploy resources, maximize the value of ongoing concerns and preserve jobs. An efficient insolvency system builds confidence among credit providers, reduces borrowing costs and credit risk, and mitigates the stigma of bankruptcy.
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The case of Harbouredge Mortgage v Powell is a classic example whereby a secured party registered a financing statement which contained an error in the debtor's name, and therefore lost their claim as a secured creditor.
The Supreme Court of Canada has provided guidance to financial institutions holding otherwise "highly sensitive" information to determine when that information is somewhat less sensitive, such that it can be disclosed.
The purpose of the Clearing Rule is to impose central counterparty clearing of certain OTC derivative transactions in order to mitigate counterparty risk in the derivatives market and to increase financial stability.
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