Mondaq Canada: Finance and Banking
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Encouraging the adoption of a best interest standard for investment advisors continues to be a key goal of the Investor Advisory Panel of the Ontario Securities Commission, according to the IAP's...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The annual Enforcement Report published by the IIROC on April 19, 2017 highlights IIROC's increased enforcement activity in 2016, as well as an increase in complaints, proceedings...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal of Ontario found in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Konga that the interpretation of a guarantee is a question of mixed fact and law, entitled to deference on appeal. Further, for a guarantor to obtain a discharge from the guarantee, he must establish that the bank's demand caused the debtor's default.
McMillan LLP
On April 4, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") published new draft rules governing the business conduct of derivatives firms.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This approach is intended to ensure that all Derivatives Firms will be subject to certain minimum standards in relation to their business conduct towards their counterparties and clients.
Gowling WLG
The only PPSA registration the bank holds against our borrower expired without having been renewed. Is it possible for the bank to file a late renewal and regain its first priority position against the borrower's other secured creditors?
Gowling WLG
Mortgagors facing mortgage enforcement proceedings frequently try to create obstacles for their mortgagees. One such obstacle is the granting of a very favourable or "sweetheart" tenancy agreement to a third party tenant.
Gowling WLG
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal has highlighted the need for owners of leased goods to register their deemed security interests in the goods at the Alberta Personal Property Registry for leases longer than a year.
Gowling WLG
Most secured lenders have the benefit of a full slate of negative covenants in their formal loan and security documents to restrict the actions of their borrower that might jeopardize the borrower's ability to repay the loan.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
A recent Ontario Divisional Court decision, CIBC Mortgages Inc. v Computershare Trust Company of Canada, confirms that a mortgage lender may lose priority if their mortgage is fraudulently discharged by the mortgagor.
Goodmans LLP
The TSX has published a revised proposal for amendments to the TSX Company Manual that would, among other things, require TSX-listed issuers to post certain key governance documents on their websites and enhance and clarify the required disclosure regarding security based compensation arrangements.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Guarantors beware: the Court of Appeal, in The Toronto-Dominion Bank v Konga,1 held that the guarantor was required to pay in response to a demand for payment pursuant to a guarantee, even where the debtor corporation had not failed to make a payment under the loan agreement.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The disclosure requirements for security-based compensation arrangements for TSX-listed issuers are once again being considered pursuant to proposed amendments to the TSX Company Manual published by the TSX on April 6, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
A Consultation Paper identifying areas of securities legislation where the regulatory burden on non-investment fund reporting issuers could be reduced was published for comment by the CSA on April 6, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On March 23, 2017, the JRC of the OBSI released its 2016 Annual Report which summarizes the JRC's activities in 2016, including, as is periodically required by its agreement with the CSA, an independent evaluation of OBSI's operations and practices for its investment mandate.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently released a decision that will help clarify the relationship between legitimate business concerns and the privacy interests of individuals.
The Ross Firm
Entering the housing market for the first time can be a bewildering experience, especially where financing is concerned.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On April 6, 2017, the TSX published for comment a revised version of proposed amendments (Revised Amendments) to Part IV and Part VI of the TSX Company Manual and certain other ancillary amendments to the Manual.
Bennett Jones LLP
Canada is recognized as the world's leading capital market for natural resource companies. Its stock exchanges boast over half of the world's public mining companies and over one-third of the world's public oil and natural gas companies.
Aird & Berlis LLP
In Canada, there are a number of regulations which encourage transparency by lenders when it comes to disclosing the cost of borrowing.
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Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Two announcements have recently rocked the Canadian oil sands industry.
The Ross Firm
Entering the housing market for the first time can be a bewildering experience, especially where financing is concerned.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The anticipated legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada by July 2018 is multi-faceted. Several areas of law will come into play, potentially impacting many types of businesses. We delve into some of these areas below.
Torys LLP
The federal budget (Budget 2017) tabled on March 22, 2017 (Budget Day) contains a number of proposed amendments to Canada's Income Tax Act (the Tax Act).
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently released a decision that will help clarify the relationship between legitimate business concerns and the privacy interests of individuals.
McMillan LLP
When a lender makes an interest bearing loan to a borrower for a fixed term, the contract may provide that the borrower cannot repay the principal sum before maturity. This is often referred to as a "no call" provision.
Bennett Jones LLP
Banks and financial services businesses are under increasing pressure following claims regarding their role in fraud:
Miller Thomson LLP
On March 22, 2017 Ontario Bill 27, the Burden Reduction Act, 2017 ("BRA") went into force and, among other things, this legislation made two changes of note to lenders and lessors.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Royal Bank of Canada v. Surje & Company Inc. is a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The personal defendant, Sunny Bhasin held most of the common shares in Surge & Company Inc., the corporate defendant.
KPMG Luxembourg
In den letzten Jahren ist eine stetige Verlagerung von Fondsvermögen aus aktiv gemanagten Fondsstrategien zu passiven Strategien zu beobachten.
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