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Post date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

As Canada moves toward marijuana legalization in 2018, the cannabis industry is quickly emerging as one of the most promising Canadian markets. Early estimates predict that the medical/recreational cannabis industry will reach $10 billion by 2020, offering exciting opportunities for astute entrepreneurs.

Post date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The new safe harbour from insolvent trading is the most significant change to corporate insolvency law in Australia since the introduction of voluntary administration in 1993. Before the reform was enacted, directors of insolvent companies were effectively mandated to appoint a voluntary administrator.


Kenneth David Kraft
Post date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The collapse of the Urbancorp group of companies has provided an opportunity for an unusual interplay of bankruptcy proceedings between Canada and Israel. The courts in both countries have had to address issues and demonstrate significant judicial cooperation between two countries with vastly different legal systems.


Sheldon Title
Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018

The recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) in Canada v Callidus Capital Corporation[1] has turned on its head the commonly understood ordering of priorities amongst secured creditors and the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) “deemed trust” claims in and out of bankruptcy proceedings.

Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018

The Brazilian Bankruptcy Law — enacted in February 2005 — has not adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law regarding transnational insolvency.

Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018

For the Cayman Islands insolvency community, 2017 could fairly be called the Year of the Redeeming Shareholder. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the ultimate appeal court for Cayman and several other important offshore jurisdictions, delivered two judgments originating from the Cayman Islands this past year.

Post date: Friday, May 26, 2017

Weeks before Hanjin Shipping sought protection from its creditors in Korea, I got an unexpected call: “Tally, I think one of the world’s largest shipping companies is going to file for bankruptcy in Korea and seek chapter 15 protection in New York, are you up for being my local counsel?” This was in early August 2016, and my life has not been the same since.

Post date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This article addresses foreign discovery pursuant to Rule 2004 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (the “Bankruptcy Rules”) and the application of the Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (the “Hague Convention” or the “Convention”) to such discovery.

Post date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Since the seminal decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Metcalfe & Mansfield Alternative Investment II Corp. (“Metcalfe”) in 2008, third party releases have been part of the restructuring landscape. Metcalfe involved the asset back commercial paper crisis that resulted from the financial crisis of 2007-2009.

Post date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

More than a decade after chapter 15 was added to the Bankruptcy Code,[1] there has been an influx of large, complex cases brought by foreign representatives in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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People and Assets on the Move Overseas: What You Need to Know to Hold Everything Still and Seize the Assets

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Structuring Cross-Border Deals to Protect Creditor Interests

Tue, 2014-09-23

The Business Reorganization Committee held a free committee wide call on Tuesday, September 23rd, at 4 pm ET. The topic was titled "Looking at International Insolvency/Restructurings Through the Bankruptcy Code and Beyond," and featured key speakers, including: Patrick Mohan (Moderator) of Reorg Research (Columbia, S.C.), Rachel Ehrlich Albanese of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (New York), G.

Mr. E. Patrick Shea
Co-Chair
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Toronto, ON
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Co-Chair
Elliott Greenleaf
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Education Director
Audax Law
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Porter Hedges LLP
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AgencyIP
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Membership Relations Director
Sewell & Kettle Lawyers
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