This article analyzes whether the CCAA is still needed given the amendments implemented to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in 2009. It also considers some of the major differences between the two statutes. By Dean Hutchinson, Rick Van Beselaere, Scott Bomhof and Doug Chivers.

Some of the more interesting experiences, as well as legal and practical issues, arising out of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) filing in 2008 relating to a large B.C. based forest industry equipment manufacturer.  By Colin Brousson and John McLean partners in Gowling Lafleur Henderson, and David Bowra.

Legal and practical issues, arising from a variety of real estate development insolvencies.  By David Bowra and Heather Ferris, Lawson Lundell.

A presentation of the principles and procedures involved in a management assessment.

The role of the Monitor under CCAA with emphasis on conflict issues.  Presented to CBA Insolvency Discussion Group by the Bowra Group.

The role of the Monitor under the Companies’ Creditor Arrangement Act.  By David Bowra for the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

A paper on the importance of business management assessment with particular reference to goals, attitude and leadership.  By David Bowra.

A brief introduction to the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act.

A brief presentation on high level assessment of a company’s situation, with particular reference to warning signs.

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