On October 7, 2015, the British Columbia Court of Appeal reversed the Supreme Court of British Columbia's decision in Barafield Realty Ltd. v. Just Energy (B.C.) Limited Partnership ["Barafield Realty"].1 In July of 2014, we wrote the attached bulletin http://www.mcmillan.ca/Assigning-contracts-in-Canadian-insolvency-proceedings on the lower court decision. Our bulletin discusses the importance of notice and the court's jurisdiction to approve assignments in proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA").2 The Court of Appeal overturned the lower court's decision on the grounds of a lack of privity of contract between the plaintiff and the assignee. The Court of Appeal specifically affirmed the trial judge's finding that the CCAA Court's vesting order did not waive the requirements of consent or notice, which was analyzed in our earlier bulletin.