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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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2013 Mid-Market Commercial Insolvency Update

By David R.M. Jackson on June 10, 2013

From the vast assortment of insolvency cases reported this past year this paper culled out an even dozen for the purposes of this CAIRP Mid-Market Commercial Insolvency Update: two from the Supreme Court; two from Manitoba; and eight others from across the country.

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Farm Protection In Manitoba – Safe Harbour Or A Trap For The Unwary?

By David R.M. Jackson on April 18, 2013

This paper originally presented at the Manitoba Bar Association Mid-Winter Conference, January, 2003. It has since been updated and revised for the 2011 Pitblado Lectures.

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Equity Drives For Cooperatives – Private Placement And Prospectus Exemptions

By Kristen Wittman on April 17, 2013

What follows is a summary of the restrictions and options available to a Cooperative registered under Manitoba laws, that wishes to raise funds, either from the public or on a private placement basis

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