Mondaq Canada: Insolvency/Bankruptcy, Re-structuring
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta held that certain sections of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act and Pipeline Act are inoperative.
Dentons
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision in Redwater Energy Corporation Re, 2016 ABQB 278, written by Chief Justice Neil Wittmann, clarifies that the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On May 17, 2016, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its eagerly awaited decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278...
McMillan LLP
In Alberta, regulations have historically prohibited purchasers of oil and gas assets from cherry picking operating interests in economic properties while leaving behind interests in uneconomic wells.
Gowling WLG
Goldtrail Travel Limited "Goldtrail) was a tour operator specialising in Turkish and Greek holidays. It purchased seats on flights from a Turkish airline, Onur Air Tasimaclik AS (Onur Air), and from a Swedish airline, Viking.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
There have been a number of court decisions over the last year about whether the trust created in many provincial builder's lien statutes will still apply in bankruptcy...
Crowe Soberman LLP
Rising household debt is leaving Canadians more vulnerable to interest rates and economic volatility, according to a January 2016 report from the Parliamentary Budget Office ("PBO"), ..
Gowling WLG
What happens to the liabilities of an amalgamating company upon amalgamation? The general rule is clear that these liabilities continue as obligations of the newly amalgamated company.
Torys LLP
Section 546(e) securities safe harbor provision protects shareholder settlement payments in LBO transactions from constructive fraudulent conveyance attack by individual or collective creditors.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Canada, exploration and production (E&P) companies have been among the first to struggle in the new oil economy.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Judgment-creditors who have experienced the uncertainty of Ontario's civil enforcement regime have recently been given two reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future of enforcement.
McMillan LLP
Two recent Ontario decisions confirm the wide breadth of the powers available to trustees-in-bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act to examine witnesses and compel the production of documents.
Torys LLP
On March 8, a U.S. bankruptcy judge ruled that debtor Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation (Sabine), an upstream company, was permitted to reject pipeline contracts with midstream gatherers.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Stanfield Mining Group of Companies (collectively, "Stanfield") carried on a mining business in British Columbia that encountered financial difficulties and entered into CCAA proceedings.
Cassels Brock
The defendant in H.Y. Louie was employed in the plaintiff's IT department. His duties included arranging for the purchase of IT products and services for the plaintiff.
Pallett Valo LLP
The rights of a mortgagor to redeem a mortgage when the mortgage falls into default and the mortgagee enforces are generally understood.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On February 29, 2016, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision in the ongoing insolvency proceeding of U. S. Steel Canada Inc. Two principal issues were addressed by the Court.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The LMR program is well-known to persons active in the industry and reflects a comparison of a company's deemed assets to its deemed liabilities.
Torys LLP
This article explores the perplexing status of the doctrine of equitable subordination in Canada.
Torys LLP
An article by partners Scott Bomhof, Mitch Frazer, Tom Zverina and associate Lily Coodin, "Court Sheds Light on Prioritizing Insolvency Claims," has been republished by the National Creditor Debtor Review.
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Crowe Soberman LLP
Rising household debt is leaving Canadians more vulnerable to interest rates and economic volatility, according to a January 2016 report from the Parliamentary Budget Office ("PBO"), ..
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
There have been a number of court decisions over the last year about whether the trust created in many provincial builder's lien statutes will still apply in bankruptcy...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Alberta Energy Regulator recently released Bulletin 2016-10 (Bulletin), as a reminder to directors and officers of corporate holders of AER oil and gas well licences (Licensees) that they may be personally responsible...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On May 3, 2016, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision denying leave to appeal from Justice Newbould's allocation of the proceeds of sale of the remains of the Nortel Networks group of companies.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER) final phase of changes to the Licensee Liability Rating Program (the "LLR Program") came into effect on August 1, 2015.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
A recent decision made by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has the potential for widespread ramifications in the North American midstream sector.
Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG's finance litigation experts bring you the latest on the cases and issues affecting the lending industry.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal. Topics covered included insurance, settlements, construction, debtor-creditor, contracts, real property, MVA and medical malpractice.
Gowling WLG
In our latest update, we review the courts' recent approach to the use of insolvency proceedings in non-payment scenarios arising out of construction contracts.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Following the financial crisis, a number of reforms have been proposed, both in Canada and internationally, aimed at limiting the risk of future taxpayer funded bail-outs for the largest financial institutions...
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