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Influencers in Toronto: Spotlight on Brent Arnold

Canada - March 9 2021 In this series, you will meet a number of practitioners in our Toronto office who have helped their clients overcome a variety of complex legal…

Brent J. Arnold

Ontario business laws modernized: Legislative amendments offer relief and flexibility to Ontario businesses

Canada - May 14 2020 On May 12, 2020, the Government of Ontario passed legislation which amends numerous Ontario business laws in an effort to allow businesses to continue…

Jeffrey Gottzmann, Karen E. Hennessey, Martin Roy

Being accountable: fiduciary duties and the business judgment rule

Canada - July 18 2014 On July 10, 2014, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision regarding corporate governance and shareholders rights. In the case…

Daniel Cole, Benjamin Na

Personal insolvency related amendments to the BIA

Canada - October 2 2009 The Insolvency Reform Act 2005 was introduced in the House of Commons on June 3, 2005 and received Royal Assent on November 25, 2005 and was intended to: (a) enact the Wage Earner Protection Program Act (the "WEPPA") to establish a program – the Wage Earner Protection Program or the WEPP -- to provide compensation for remuneration owing to employees in the case of the bankruptcy or receivership of their employer; and (b) make significant amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (the "BIA") and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the "CCAA").

Commercial insolvency-related amendments to the BIA and the CCAA

Canada - September 17 2009 The Insolvency Reform Act 2005 was introduced in the House of Commons on June 3, 2005 and received Royal Assent on November 25, 2005 and was intended to: (a) enact the Wage Earner Protection Program Act (the "WEPPA") to establish a program - the Wage Earner Protection Program or the WEPP - to provide compensation for remuneration owing to employees in the case of the bankruptcy or receivership of their employer; and (b) make significant amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (the "BIA") and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the "CCAA").