Articles

Corporate Proposals Do We Still Need the CCAA?
This article analyzes whether the CCAA is still needed given is the amendments implemented to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in 2009. It also considers some of the of major differences between the two statutes. By Dean Hutchinson, Rick Van Beselaere, Scott Bomhof and Doug Chivers.
In the Matter of Coe Newnes McGehee Inc.
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.
Real Estate Development Insolvencies
Legal and practical issues, arising from a variety of real estate development insolvencies. By David Bowra and Heather Ferris, Lawson Lundell.
Management Assessment
A presentation of the principles and procedures involved in a management assessment.
Role of Monitor Under CCAA
The role of the Monitor under CCAA with emphasis on conflict issues. Presented to CB Insolvency Discussion Group by the Bowra Group.
How Important is Management in the Overall Success of Your Business?
A paper on the importance of business management assessment with particular reference to goals, attitude and leadership. By David Bowra.
CCAA
A brief introduction to the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act
Situational Assessment
A brief presentation on high level assessment of a company's situation, with particular reference to warning signs.