PROTECTION FOR "PROTECTIVE ADVANCES" IN EXCESS OF A MORTGAGE'S FACE AMOUNT
Edward D. (Ned) Brown Pitblado LLP December 2019 The owner (the "Owner") of a parcel of real estate (the "Property") decides to develop the Property into a multi-unit mixed use condominium project (the "Project"). The Owner pre-sells units in the Project to a number of buyers ("Unit...
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Social Host Liability
It is long-established that bars and restaurants may owe a duty of care to their patrons and to the public in general for reasonably foreseeable harm caused by acts or omissions of intoxicated patrons. That concept is known as Commercial Host Liability. For example, bars have a duty not to...
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THE EXACT WORDING IN AN INDEMNITY MATTERS
Edward D. (Ned) Brown Pitblado LLP July, 2019 A corporate - or an individual person - purchaser ("Purchaser") enters into an agreement with a seller ("Seller") for the sale and purchase of a parcel of realty (the "Realty").  The agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") provides that...
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MORE ON SECTION 8 OF THE CANADA INTEREST ACT AND SOMETHING ABOUT THE "INDOOR MANAGEMENT RULE"
Edward D. (Ned) Brown Pitblado LLP July, 2019 Those who are familiar with the writer's various "case comments" and related papers will recall that a number of them have dealt with Section 8 of the Interest Act (Canada) (respectively, "Section 8" and the "Act"). A recent case dealing...
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