Restructuring and insolvency partner. Practice focuses on private loan workouts and judicially supervised restructurings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act, including related litigation, with an emphasis on cross-border restructuring. Has acted for lenders in Sherritt International, Jack Cooper Transport, Bellatrix, Concordia, Algoma Steel, Tervita, Lightstream Resources, Nelson Education, Connacher Oil and Gas, Yellow Media, Nortel, OPTI Canada, Ainsworth Lumber, Trident Energy, Pioneer Companies, Doman Industries, Stelco, Ivaco, Parmalat, Teleglobe, and AT&T Canada; the borrower in Calfrac Well Services, Stoneway Capital Corporation, Bonavista Energy, NCSG Crane, Quicksilver Resources, Sanjel, Lone Pine Resources, Sino-Forest, Sun Times Media, Pillowtex, General Chemical, and Bumble Bee/Clover Leaf; and estate fiduciaries in Toys R Us, US Steel Canada, CHC Helicopter, Cooper-Standard Automotive, AbitibiBowater, Smurfit-Stone, TerreStar Networks, Dura Automotive, Progressive Moulded Products, and Quebecor World.
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring