2013

Bankruptcy: It’s Not the End!

Posted: December 3, 2013

The newest In Other Words publication covers the complex environment of bankruptcy and mortgagees’ roles in bankruptcy proceedings. Written by Bishop & McKenzie’s Ksena J. Court and Francis N.J. Taman, it summarizes case law and provides insight into the rights of creditors.

Death Changes Everything: The Interplay Between Death, Bankruptcy and Debt

Posted: November 28, 2013

Death affects more than close family — it can often leave creditors out of luck. In our newest In Other Words entry, Ksena J. Court and Francis N.J. Taman explore a case where, after the deaths of two doctors, their creditors were left with no way to collect their debt. It also notes how such a situation may be avoided.

Take it to the Limit[ation]

Posted: November 25, 2013

As part of our In Other Words series, Bishop & McKenzie presents “Take it to the Limit[ation],” by Francis N.J. Taman and Ksena J. Court. The article explores the multifaceted world of mortgages, foreclosures and the intricacies therein. It is valuable for mortgagors and mortgagees alike.

Not all Condo Fees are Created Equally

Posted: November 21, 2013

Anyone who has lived in a condominium will admit that condo fees are often confusing to navigate. In our latest In Other Words entry, Bishop & McKenzie’s Ksena J. Court and Francis N. J. Taman explain the intricacies of condo fees.

If it Sounds too Good to be True…

Posted: November 19, 2013

Scams and schemes are abundant, deceiving people every day, often for thousands of dollars. In Bishop & McKenzie’s newest In Other Words article, Francis N.J. Taman and Ksena J. Court explain the dangers of “straw man” schemes and cite a complex Calgary case involving a property and thousands of dollars. The moral? If it sounds too good to be true, look into it.

Avoiding Punitive Damages in Legal Disputes with Employees

Posted: October 18, 2013

Your business, like any successful business, works because of the personal relationships you have built within it: relationships founded on trust, respect, and hard work. Your employees are part of a valued and dedicated team. In a perfect world, nothing would ever disrupt this happy arrangement.