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Alberta Court of Appeal vindicates trustee in the latest Perpetual Energy decision

Canada - February 10 2021 In the recent decision in PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. v Perpetual Energy Inc., 2021 ABCA 16 (Perpetual Energy), the Alberta Court of Appeal has…

Jack Maslen, Jessica Cameron, Miles Pittman, Sinem Ersoy.

SCC opens doors to litigation funding in insolvency proceedings

Canada - May 15 2020 On May 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its reasons for the decision rendered in 9354-9816 Québec Inc. et al. v. Callidus Capital…

Hugo Babos-Marchand, Katie Archibald, Tyler McNaughton.

Receiver gets Rapped: A Case Comment on Jaycap Financial Ltd v Snowdon Block Inc, 2019 ABCA 47

Canada - February 13 2019 ​In Jaycap Financial Ltd v Snowdon Block Inc, 2019 ABCA 47 [Jaycap], the Alberta Court of Appeal recently reminded Receivers that they have a duty to…

Jessica Cameron, Miles Pittman, Robyn Gurofsky.

The Supreme Court of Canada confirms the Regulator’s enforcement powers over bankrupt licensees’ assets in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd.

Canada - February 4 2019 On January 31, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd., popularly known as Redwater…

Alan Ross, Chidinma B. Thompson, Daniel E. Sears, Matti Lemmens, Miles Pittman, Neil McCrank, QC.

Super-Priority for Environmental Liabilities in Insolvencies - A Comment on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Redwater

Canada - February 4 2019 ​ On January 31, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its landmark decision in Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Ltd, 2019 SCC 5…

Jack Maslen, Jessica Cameron, Robyn Gurofsky.