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Supreme Court of Canada Cases of Note

  • August 02, 2016
  • Jennifer Babe

Supreme Court of Canada Cases of Note, Ontario's Business Law Reform Work (Existing and Pending Changes to the PPSA, RSLA, CPA and Bulk Sales Act) and General Cases of Note

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Imperfections - Legislative Changes

  • April 14, 2016
  • Jennifer Babe

Summary of legislative changes including to Manitoba Personal Property Security Act, Ontario Repair and Storage Liens Act, Ontario Consumer Protection Act, Forfeited Corporate Property Act and Escheats Act.

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New Amendments to PPSA

  • November 13, 2015
  • Jennifer Babe

Changes under the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario) to (i) the consumer goods rules and (ii) the location of debtor rules in respect of conflict of laws.

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Imperfections - July 2015

  • July 06, 2015
  • Jennifer Babe

Repealing Five Year Cap on Ontario PPSA Registrations for "Consumer Goods" Collateral; Schedule 35 to the Building Ontario Up Act (Budget Measures), 2015;

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Cases of Note - Imperfections

  • April 15, 2015
  • Jennifer Babe

Motors Liquidation Co.; Myers v. Blackman; RBC v. Trang; Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte v. Brant; Markplan v. Magazine Acqusition Corp.; International Hi-Tech Industries Inc. v. R.; Accra Wood Products Ltd.; Champion Feed Services v. Hospers; Ottawa Metro Towing v. TD Bank; Kong v. Saunders; TD Auto Finance v. Yan; Alignvest Privae Debt v. Surefire Industries; Ramon Presbitero Amuco.

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Legislative Update

  • April 15, 2015
  • Jennifer Babe

Alberta Guarantees; Water Heater Rentals; Towing Vehicles; Securities Transfer Act (Yukon)

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Ontario Personal Property Security Act Registration Made in “Shake-Down” Attempt Results in Award of Substantial Indemnity Costs Against Corporation and Sole Director

Ontario Personal Property Security Act Registration Made in “Shake-Down” Attempt Results in Award of Substantial Indemnity Costs Against Corporation and Sole Director

  • February 12, 2015
  • Alex Tarantino

In September 2014, the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) ordered the discharge of an Ontario Personal Property Security Act registration that was made in an effort to “shake-down” and intimidate a third party law firm and one of its senior partners and awarded costs on a substantial indemnity basis jointly against a corporation and the individual behind it.

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