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Wednesday, December 05, 2018 @ 10:46 AM

Trumped up taxes or legal loopholes trump_tower_sm

The New York Times published an account of how Fred C. Trump, father of President Donald Trump, built his dynasty and disputes the claim about a self-made man who got started with a US$1 million loan from his father. ... [read more]

Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 5:01 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Creation - By prescription - Easements - Doctrine of lost modern grant

Appeal by the defendants from trial judgment that involved boundary dispute between neighbouring property owners. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ 9:24 AM

B.C. launches consultation, tipline on money laundering Jonathan Reilly

The government of British Columbia is continuing its crackdown on money laundering in the province’s gaming and real estate sectors, but a lawyer is saying issues with dirty money lie outside B.C.’s hot housing market. The province’s expert panel in money laundering is holding a public consultation on how to protect the province’s real estate sector from being infiltrated by criminal elements. ... [read more]

Monday, November 26, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

Pallett Valo hires real estate associate

Pallett Valo LLP announced that Harjot Atwal has joined the Mississauga, Ont., firm as an associate in the firm’s commercial real estate practice. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 1:39 PM

BLG adds partner, two counsels

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the addition of partner Robert Antenore and counsels Ira Parghi and Patrick Dolan. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES - Residential tenancy boards

Appeal by the defendant landlords from an order granting the plaintiff tenant leave to have a dispute heard in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 8:43 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Positive easements - Rights of way

Appeal by the plaintiff from trial judgment dismissing her action. ... [read more]

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber adds three lawyers from Zaldin & Fine

Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP (GSNH) has expanded its Greater Toronto Area team by three lawyers, to become one of the largest commercial real estate groups in Canada. ... [read more]

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 10:56 AM

Toronto Lawyers Association panel addresses issues, concerns with real estate law

Be vigilant — that was the key message from a conference on real estate law held by the Toronto Lawyers Association Nov. 13. The “Avoiding Liability: What Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Know” panel gave experts in real estate a chance to share some of their concerns and strategies to ensure transactions go smoothly. Panelist Raymond Leclair, vice-president of public affairs with LawPRO, noted real estate issues comprised 34 per cent of total insurance claims from 2007 to 2017, with $238 million in costs. ... [read more]

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 9:43 AM

The Canadian condo vendor who wasn’t lots&lotsacondos_sm.jpg

A recent Tax Court decision serves as a cautionary tale regarding the obligation to obtain a statutory declaration or affidavit concerning the residence of the vendor and the conveyance of real estate. ... [read more]