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  • "OUTDATED" BUILDING RESTRICTION COVENANTS

    Edward D. (Ned) Brown Pitblado LLP February, 2020 In land law, a “restrictive covenant” is an undertaking given by the owner of a parcel of land (the “burdened land”) to the owner of an adjacent or a neighbouring parcel of land (the “benefitted land”) whereby the burdened land owner promises, on beh … Read more »

  • PRE-INCORPORATION CONTRACTS: A TRAP FOR THE UNWARY

    Edward D. (Ned) Brown Pitblado LLP January, 2020 In the past, it was legally impossible for a corporation to be a party to an agreement where the agreement was entered into on behalf of the corporation prior to the incorporation of the corporation. So if “A”, being a developer and promoter of an ant … Read more »

  • 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 Purchasers”), e … Read more »

  • 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 overserve … Read more »

  • 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 the Purchaser may te … Read more »