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Canadian Forms & Precedents, Banking and Finance

September-1-2008

Lawyer Jeffrey Shore
Area Corporate and Commercial

Summary

Article originally published in LexisNexis' "Canadian Forms & Precedents, Banking and Finance".

Excerpt from"Legal Opinions":

Title 8 contains a number of forms of legal opinion for use in connection with various types of lending transactions.  Form 8F1 cover loans secured by mortgages of realty.  Form 8F2 is a simplified form of legal opinion that might be rendered by in-house counsel.  Form 8F3 is an example of a legal opinion that may be given in connection with the issue of notes by a corporation and includes language commonly used when replying on opinions of counsel in jurisdictions other than Ontario.  Form 8F4 is an example of a legal opinion to be given in connection with the granting of security over personal property under the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario).  Form 8F5 provides a number of qualifications that may be appropriate in any enforceability opinion, depending on the parties and the provisions of the documents.

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