Implied Representation that Rents Lawful #149

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By Gerry NeelyB.A., LL.B. A purchase was made of an Ontario apartment block under an agreement which set out the rent payable for each suite. There was no express representation that the rents were established lawfully. The new owner found himself facing demands by tenants for a rental review and a rollback of rents claimed to

Commission on a Sublease #148

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By Gerry NeelyB.A., LL.B. A company held a very profitable sublease on commercial premises for a remaining term of approximately two years, with four successive rights of renewal of five years each. It wanted to sub-sublease the premises and told an agent that it would pay a commission to the agent if he found a