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Court Of Appeal Clarifies When Mortgagees Must Issue A New Notice Of Sale
When a mortgagee seeks to exercise a power of sale, it becomes subject to two important disclosure requirements under the Mortgages Act.
22 Mar 2019
Re Fauth: A Primer On Ss. 75(1)(A), 92(4.1) And 93(B) Of Alberta's Securities Act
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) recently released its decision in the matter of Re Fauth, finding the respondent, Vernon Ray Fauth (Fauth),
26 Nov 2018
Regulators Take Aim At Cryptocurrencies
The emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology over the past several years has shaken up the financial services sector in unprecedented fashion, in a corner of the Canadian economy...
12 Oct 2017
Government Announces Further Mortgage Restrictions
The new rules will prevent these insurers from insuring certain loans, which will directly impact the ability of the lenders to offer the loans.
4 Oct 2016
Targeted Review Of Deposit Insurance Launched
On September 16th, the Department of Finance announced the launch of a public consultation on the deposit insurance regime for banks, federally regulated trust and loan companies and certain provincially regulated institutions.
21 Sep 2016
OSFI Issues Strong Reminder On Mortgage Lending Practices
The high-paced growth of residential home prices, particularly in the Vancouver and Toronto markets, is continuing to generate concern both from the Bank of Canada and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI).
13 Jul 2016
Transitioning To The PPSA's New Rules
In a previous blog post, we discussed the amendments to the rules under the Ontario Personal Property Security Act which determine the location of the debtor for certain types of collateral and the jurisdiction for registration.
1 Apr 2016
Lenders Beware – Your Mortgages May Not Be Valid (At Least For A Short Period Of Time)
One of the worst things that can happen to a mortgage lender is if it advances a loan and then realizes it doesn't have the security that it thought it had.
3 Feb 2016
New Restrictions Announced For Residential Mortgages
The Canadian government continues to be concerned with the escalation in house prices in Canada, particularly in Toronto and Vancouver.
18 Dec 2015
Harmonisation Et Simplification Du Régime De Sûretés Du Québec (Amendements Au Code Civil Du Québec)
Une controverse existait quant à la possibilité pour une société au sens du CcQ (telle la société en nom collectif ou la société en commandite) de consentir une hypothèque.
24 Apr 2015
Economic Action Plan 2015 – Financial Services Update
On April 21, 2015, the Government of Canada tabled the federal budget, Economic Action Plan 2015 (Budget 2015) in the House of Commons. In Budget 2015.
23 Apr 2015
OSC Summary Report For Investment Funds: Trends And Tips
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released its annual Summary Report for Investment Fund Issuers, providing an overview of key policy initiatives, emerging issues and compliance reviews concerning the investment fund industry. This
17 Mar 2014
The "Mirror Principle": A Partial "Roll Up" Dip Order Can Be Recognized Under Part IV Of The CCAA
Prior to the 2009 amendments to the CCAA, courts exercising jurisdiction under that statute could approve "roll up" debtor in possession financing arrangements.
12 Sep 2012
Securities In Brief - Canadian Legislative Framework Introduced For Covered Bonds
On April 26, 2012 the Canadian government introduced legislation which provides a framework for the issuance of covered bonds by Canadian financial institutions.
10 May 2012
First Phase Of CSA’s Investment Fund "Modernization Project" Comes Into Force April 30
On April 30, 2012, amendments (the Amendments) will be made to the following National Instruments as part of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) project to modernize the product regulation of publicly offered investment funds (the Modernization Project):
7 May 2012
Proposals Regarding Registration Of Non-Resident Investment Fund Managers In Canada
Unlike most countries, each province and territory in Canada has established its own securities commission. As a result, carrying out the business of an investment fund manager in different Canadian provinces and territories requires compliance with several regulatory schemes administered by different securities commissions.
27 Mar 2012
Poison Pills And Go-Shops: Alberta Decision Analyzes When Shareholder Rights Plan "Must Go"
On October 14, 2011, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) issued its written decision regarding the Afexa Life Sciences Inc. shareholder rights plans in connection with competing takeover bids for Afexa.
28 Nov 2011
Amendments To Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules For 2012 Proxy Season
On July 22, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published amendments to the executive compensation disclosure rules, which will come into force on October 31, 2011.
25 Sep 2011
Canadian Securities Administrators Propose New Securitization Rules For Comment
In response to the credit crisis and unprecedented defaults in highly rated securitized debt, the Canadian Securities Administrators have recently released proposals to enhance disclosure rules and other investor protections applicable to issuers, sponsors and underwriters of securitized products in Canada.
21 Jun 2011
Misrepresentation Claims Certified in Second Case Granting Leave Under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act
Following on the heels of leave to appeal being denied in IMAX, a second case has been granted leave to pursue secondary market misrepresentation claims under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act ("OSA") and has been certified as a class action for common law and statutory misrepresentation claims: Dobbie v. Arctic Glacier Income Fund.
30 Mar 2011
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