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Jun 1, 2018

Advice and Directions - A Court Officer's Role in the Face of Competing Interests

Mitch Vininsky | Commercial Insolvency Reporter

Both model receivership orders and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act specifically authorize the court officer to apply for advice and directions to de... Read more
Nov 1, 2015

Canadian Court Rules in Favor of GM Canada Over Dealers

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 reachi... Read more
Oct 1, 2015

Qualifying the Monitor’s Independence

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. Read more
Sep 1, 2015

What Does “Good Faith” Mean in Insolvency Proceedings

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… Read more
Aug 1, 2015

Nortel Networks: A New Twist on Substantive Consolidation?

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..... Read more
Oct 1, 2013

The Long and Winding Road

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 practitio... Read more
Apr 1, 2013

Problems Even for the Innocent

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
Dec 1, 2011

Big Biz Crowd Soon Heading for Exits

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. Read more
Nov 1, 2011

The Restructuring Landscape

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
Feb 2, 2010

Getting the Most from a Jointly Retained Expert

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 t... Read more
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