Alex MacFarlane is a partner and the Toronto head of the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Alex regularly acts for debtor corporations, financial institutions, court appointed monitors, receivers and liquidators, creditors' committees and trustees in bankruptcy. He has extensive expertise in cross-border restructurings and insolvency and restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Winding-Up and Restructuring Act. Alex regularly appears as counsel in court proceedings in connection with insolvency, restructuring and liquidation proceedings. He is a frequent speaker at industry events including American Bar Association, Annual Review of Insolvency Law, Risk Management Association, and The Law Society of Upper Canada. Alex was the past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Insolvency Law Section; Director of the Turnaround Management Association (Chicago) and past Vice President of the TMA (Toronto Chapter). He is a member of: Canadian Insolvency Foundation; Insolvency Institute of Canada; American Bankruptcy Institute; Turnaround Management Association; and INSOL International. Alex is ranked by Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2009. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.