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Royalty Holders Are Invested In The Land: Court In Dianor Resources Concludes Royalties Are An Interest In Land Not To Be Vested Out
In a pair of decisions[1], the Ontario Court of Appeal considered (i) whether a gross overriding royalty (GOR) is an interest in land and (ii) whether an interest in land can be extinguished by a vesting order
25 Jul 2019
Dianor Resources : Les titulaires de redevances ont un intérêt foncier dont ils ne doivent pas être dessaisis
Dans deux jugements, la Cour d'appel de l'Ontario a examiné (i) si une redevance dérogatoire brute (RDB) est un intérêt foncier et (ii) si un intérêt foncier peut être éteint par une ordonnance de devolution.
24 Jul 2019
Fin du débat : les fiducies présumées en matière de TPS-TVH sont jugées inopposables aux créanciers garantis pour la période postérieure à la faillite
Dans son arrêt du 8 novembre 2018, la Cour suprême du Canada a infirmé la décision de la Cour d'appel fédérale (Callidus Capital Corporation c. Canada, 2018 CSC 47).
7 Jan 2019
End Of Debate: GST/HST Deemed Trusts Ruled Ineffective Against Secured Creditors Post Bankruptcy
On November 8, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") reversed the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Callidus Capital Corporation v. Canada, 2018 SCC 47.
4 Jan 2019
New To The Board? What D&O Insurance Can Do For You
In the third in our series of posts for new corporate directors, we look at how directors' and officers' (D&O) insurance can help to insulate you against personal legal liability.
20 Dec 2018
Droits de résiliation en situation de règlement de faillite : nouveau document d'orientation de la SADC
Le 1er mars 2018, la Société d'assurance-dépôts du Canada (la « SADC ») a publié la mise à jour de son document d'orientation intitulé Droits de résiliation de contrats financiers admissibles en situation de règlement de faillite.
16 Nov 2018
Canadian Bank Bail-In Amendments Affecting Netting Laws Passed And In Force
Bill C-15, including the proposed amendments to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act (CDIC Act) passed and received Royal Assent on June 22.
1 Jul 2016
The Kitco Metals Inc. Decision: How To Restrict The Tax Authorities' Recourse To Set-Off In The Context Of A Restructuring
On February 1, 2016, the Superior Court of Québec delivered its judgment in the important Kitco Metals Inc. case.
14 Mar 2016
Lenders Prevail Over Pensioners In Grant Forest Appeal
On August 7, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) released its decision in Grant Forest Products Inc. v. The Toronto-Dominion Bank.
18 Aug 2015
GST/QST - A Tax Debtor's Bankruptcy Or Arrangement Does Not Extinguish The Obligation To Obtain A Clearance Certificate From A Tax Authority
The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a taxpayer's application for leave to appeal in the matter of Rita Congiu et autre c. Agence du revenu du Québec et autre.
10 Oct 2014
Thoughts On Finance Canada's Recently Issued Consultation Paper On Bail-In Capital
Last month, Canada’s Department of Finance published a consultation paper outlining a proposed taxpayer protection and bank recapitalization (bail-in) regime.
12 Sep 2014
Industry Canada Consulting On Treatment Of Derivatives In Canadian Insolvency Legislation
Derivatives market participants will want to pay close attention to Industry Canada’s recent discussion paper.
27 May 2014
B.C. Supreme Court Opens The Door Wider To Derivative Actions By Creditors
This was a first for British Columbia: a finding that a creditor was an "appropriate person" to conduct a derivative action.
1 May 2014
Where Do We Stand? The Timminco Decision Raises More Questions Than It Answers Regarding The Status Of Pension Plan Claims
Justice Mongeon of the Superior Court of Quebec issued an important decision on the status of pension plan claims in the context of a CCAA restructuring.
24 Apr 2014
SCC Decision In Re Indalex Not Good News For Cash Collateral Arrangements
Swaps market participants accepting cash collateral from an entity subject to Ontario provincial pension benefits legislation will want to consider the implications of this decision on their priority.
14 Feb 2013
Alberta Court Of Appeal Finds Proposed Federal Securities Act Unconstitutional
The Alberta Court of Appeal has just released its decision on the reference made by the Alberta government regarding the federal government's plan to implement the proposed federal Canadian Securities Act.
16 Mar 2011
Additional Set-Off Rights Against Cash Collateral Accounts - Better Be Clear
I do love the food for thought these Lehman Brothers bankruptcy cases provide. While they often turn (as this one does) on specific provisions of U.S. bankruptcy or state law, they do remind us of the importance of stating very clearly what is or is not permitted, especially when it comes to set-off.
22 Feb 2011
Canadian Asset Performance - A Relative Story
It remains to be seen whether the reform fever that is presently sweeping through the US securitization market will continue unabated across the 49th parallel but there is no question that these monumental reforms have given rise to a considerable amount of discussion and debate over the appropriateness of similar reforms in Canada.
2 Feb 2011
SEC Proposals On ABS: Representations And Warranties, Part III
As was reported last week, on October 4 the SEC issued a release to implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act (the Act) relating to representations and warranties.
29 Oct 2010
Saskatchewan Securities Division Releases Registration And Prospectus Exemption For Qualified Persons Entering Into OTC Derivatives
The Saskatchewan Securities Act, 1988 (the Saskatchewan Act) includes within its definition of "security" a futures contract or option that is not an exchange contract.
22 Dec 2009
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