Financial Services & Restructuring

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What Restrictions Are There on a Proposal Trustee’s Investigatory and Remedial Powers?

By David R.M. Jackson on February 7, 2019

“Are There Limits On A Proposal Trustee’s Investigatory And Remedial Powers?” Insolvency Insider, February 22, 2019. While Proposal Trustees do not typically get involved with investigating or challenging pre-filing transactions to the extent of Bankruptcy Trustees do, they do have…

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Be Careful of Taking “Any Action” Against a Farmer*

By David R.M. Jackson on January 31, 2019

Farm protection legislation dictates creditor enforcement action in the agricultural sector. Separate and apart from the usual considerations surrounding “reasonably notice” and waiver or expiry of the BIA s. 244 Notice of Intention to Enforce Security, the federal Farm Debt…

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A “Rosa” by Any Other Name is Not Sweet for Lenders – Full And Correct Legal Names Required to Comply with Manitoba PPSA*

By David R.M. Jackson on January 28, 2019

Although efforts have been made over the last 30 years to create uniform PPSA regimes across the country, there remains subtle differences between provinces – even between the western provinces where we were all supposed to have adopted the same…

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Unregistered Mortgage Amending Agreements – FAQ

By Dan Ransom on May 25, 2017

As a result of recent developments at Land Titles relating to unregistered mortgage amending agreements, which were the subject of our recent article here, many Manitoba lenders have been reviewing their internal mortgage renewal and amendment processes. Some of these…

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Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure Proceedings in Manitoba – Unregistered Amending Agreements

By Dan Ransom on February 28, 2017

Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure Proceedings in Manitoba

The mortgage sale and foreclosure process in Manitoba is becoming more complex all the time. One recent development that has contributed to the complexity is the strict enforcement by the District Registrars of Manitoba of the rules relating to mortgage amending agreements

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Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure Proceedings in Manitoba

By David R.M. Jackson, Dan Ransom on September 18, 2015

Aside from situations involving farm land (where a leave order must first be obtained before commencing proceedings), land registered under The Registry Act (where the Courts have jurisdiction), and other rare exceptions, mortgagees can generally pursue mortgage sale and foreclosure…

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CBA Pan-Canadian Insolvency and Restructuring Law Conference 2015

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on July 24, 2015

Lawyers, Trustees and Restructuring Professionals from across the country will be attending the Canadian Bar Association’s 11th Annual Pan-Canadian Insolvency & Restructuring Law Conference in Winnipeg, September 10-11, 2015.

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Responsibilities and Liabilities of Directors in Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on June 9, 2014

This article outlines the more important duties, responsibilities and liabilities imposed on directors of a privately-held, for profit corporation incorporated pursuant to The Corporations Act of Manitoba under the provincial and federal laws applicable in Manitoba.

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Limited Partnerships – Benefits of Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on June 9, 2014

It is my opinion that the greater the nexus or connection to Manitoba, the more likely the flow of benefits from the Manitoba legislation…

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David Jackson quoted in Globe and Mail

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on May 15, 2014

David Jackson, who heads up our Financial Services and Restructuring team, was contacted recently by the Globe & Mail in his capacity as the chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s bankrupty section.

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