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COVID-19: issues for the Canadian oil & gas industry

Canada - March 30 2020 The combined effect of COVID-19 and the global oil supply glut have reduced the price of Western Canadian Select to historic lows. That has created an…

Duncan Marsden, Michael A. Marion, Miles Pittman, Patrick Heinsen, Peter A. Bryan, Zach Seymour.

Alberta Court of Appeal Confirms Superpriority for Receiver’s Fees and Costs

Canada - March 29 2019 In the recent decision of Edmonton (City) v Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., 2019 ABCA 109, the Alberta Court of Appeal has concluded that fees and…

Jack Maslen, Myles fish.

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, Josef G. A. Kruger, Miles Pittman.

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, Josef G. A. Kruger.

Supreme Court of Canada Callidus Decision Provides Certainty to CRA Deemed Trust Rules

Canada - November 26 2018 On November 8, 2018, in a decision delivered unanimously from the bench, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that the Crown’s superpriority over…

Braek Urquhart, Laurie Goldbach, Lisa Hiebert.