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November 2015

Canadian Court Rules in Favor of GM Canada Over Dealers By Robert Harlang and Mitch Vininsky  |  American Bankruptcy Institue Journal

The recent case of Trillium Motor World v. General Motors of Canada, et al. provides a cautionary tale about the perils of an insolvent company reaching settlements with ...

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October 2015

Qualifying the Monitor’s Independence By Robert Harlang and Mitch Vininsky  |  Commercial Insolvency Reporter

Since the re-emergence of the use of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act in the 1980s, there has been an evolution in the role of the monitor.

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September 2015

What Does “Good Faith” Mean in Insolvency Proceedings By David Sieradzki  |  Journal of Insolvency Institute

Commercial insolvencies do not have to be, in every instance, a zero sum game — a situation where one party’s gain is equal to another party’s loss…

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August 2015

Nortel Networks: A New Twist on Substantive Consolidation? By Robert Harlang and Mitch Vininsky  |  American Bankruptcy Institue Journal

The recent release of the decisions in Nortel Networks’ cross-border insolvency proceedings has reignited discussions on what is fair and reasonable...

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October 2013

The Long and Winding Road By Peter Farkas  |  Commercial Insolvency Reporter

With deference to the Beatles, “The Long and Winding Road” is not only a famous song title. These same words describe the road an insolvency practitioner sometimes has to take... Read more on The Long and Winding Road
April 2013

Problems Even for the Innocent By Peter Farkas  |  CAMagazine

Fraudulent conveyance acts may not be in keeping with the needs of a complex business environment and too often favour creditors. Read more on Problems Even for the Innocent
December 2011

Big Biz Crowd Soon Heading for Exits By Peter Weinstein  |  The Bottom Line

Statistics show that up to 70 per cent of business owners will be in a position to retire before 2020.

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November 2011

The Restructuring Landscape By Peter Farkas  |  CAMagazine

Thanks to a number of factors, the pace of restructuring in Canada is not likely to be brisk for the next few years. Read more on The Restructuring Landscape
February 2010

Getting the Most from a Jointly Retained Expert By Peter Weinstein  |  The Lawyers Weekly

Cost reduction. Increased speed. Greater likelihood of resolving a dispute. These are some of the potential benefits for disputing parties who agree to jointly retain an expert.

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January 2009

Discounts to Consider in Valuing Partial Interests By Peter Weinstein  |  Federated Press Personal Tax and Estate Planning Journal

This article presents guidance on discounts typically applied in the valuation of partial interests in real estate, as well as studies and specific factors to consider in selecting and supporting an appropriate discount.

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