Caleb Edwards

Associate | Toronto


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Collecting Liens through Power of Sale

Under Section 85 of the Condominium Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, c. 19 (the “Condo Act”), a condominium corporation may register a lien against a unit owner in arrears of common expenses. Unless the owner agrees to pay, registering a lien...


Back to Basics: What Must a Corporation do Before they Sue?

Once created, a condominium corporation functions as a ‘legal person.’  It has certain rights and can do various acts under the law.  These rights are governed by Ontario’s Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”). At various points in the life of...


Assigning Responsibility for Remediating Mould

Repair and maintenance obligations are split between unit owners and the condominium corporation. The Condominium Act requires the corporation to maintain and repair the common elements. In general, unit owners are responsible for repairs to their own units and for...


The Hidden Costs of Enforcing Letters Rogatory in Ontario and How to Avoid Them

The Basics You have a small proceeding going forward in the Southern District of New York.  Unfortunately, one of the main witnesses lives in Toronto, along with her papers. You would like to depose her and get copies of her...


SEC v. Citigroup and No-Contest Settlements

The recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, SEC v. Citigroup, has implications for Ontario’s new “no-contest” settlement policy.  The Second Circuit overturned Judge Rakoff’s decision in the Citigroup case and confirmed that “no-contest” settlements...


OSC Introduces No-Contest Settlements

On March 11, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) released Staff Notice 15-702 Revised Credit for Cooperation Program.  Alongside other changes that the Notice introduces is a new program permitting Staff of the OSC (“Staff”) to reach settlement agreements which...