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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/bsf-osb.nsf/eng/h_br01991.htmlOffice of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada
CCAA proceedings now at your fingertips
Trustees, creditors, academics, policy makers and government officials have a new source of insolvency information available to them thanks to recent changes to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). One result of the changes, which came into effect September 18, 2009, is that the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) became responsible for maintaining both a Registry of Public Records and a Repository of CCAA Files.
Registry of Public Records
Once a court grants protection to a debtor company under the CCAA, the monitor (trustee) must send basic information to the OSB within one business day. This information includes the court’s file number and coordinates—including the website address of both the debtor and the monitor.
Court Declines to Approve Sale of Assets as Part of Proposal Proceedings
In the decision of Justice Cumming In the Matter of the Proposal of Hypnotic Clubs Inc. (“Hypnotic” or the “Debtor”) the court dismissed a motion by the Debtor for a sale of its assets pursuant to s.65.13 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (“BIA”).
Supreme Court Rules Crown DoesnĂ˘â‚¬â„˘t Have Rights To GST And QST
In a unanimous decision on October 30, 2009 relating to the Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) and the Quebec Sales Tax (“QST”), the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the most recent attempt of the Crown to secure its position by recovering the tax portion of accounts receivable outstanding at the time of bankruptcy where the bankrupt had not made the required remittances.
Factoring Agreement: Security or Sale of Assets?
Lenders and other members of the factoring community should be aware of the potential impact of a recent ruling on a priority fight over the accounts receivable of a bankrupt company. One of the issues that the court had to consider was the application of a factoring agreement.
PPSA & Legislative Q's
Role of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB)
The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) is part of Industry Canada. Their role is to ensure public confidence in the market place by protecting the integrity of the bankruptcy and insolvency system.
BIA compared to the CCAA
The Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) is a federal law allowing insolvent corporations that owe their creditors in excess of $5 million to restructure their business and financial affairs. Under the CCAA, corporations ask the Court for protection while they prepare ...
What is a Proposal?
Under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, a Trustee or an Administrator of Proposals files a Proposal or an arrangement between you and your creditors to have you pay off only a portion of your debts, extend the time you have to pay off the debt, or provide some combination of both.
PPSA Registrations - Is this the Weakness in Your Armour?
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This expression is particularly apt when it comes to secured creditors and their registrations under the Ontario Personal Property Security Act (the "PPSA"). Although "getting it right the first time" has always been the mantra of secured creditors, the economic roller coaster ride of recent months has heightened the need to ensure a properly perfected secured claim.
The Personal Property Security Act ("PPSA") is the name given to each of the statutes passed by all common law provinces, as well as the territories, of Canada. They regulate the creation and registration of...
Letters of Credit
A letter of credit is a document that a financial institution or similar party issues to a seller of goods or services which provides that the issuer will pay the seller for goods or services the seller delivers to a third-party buyer. The seller then seeks reimbursement from...
The Quickening of Innovation in Asset Based Financing
Some would call it evolution: others, revolution. Semantic flourishes aside, financial technologies are increasingly in the foreground as drivers of product differentiation and proliferation in the asset-based financing industry.
My Customer is Restructuring, in Receivership or Bankrupt â€“ What Now?
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/video/142Presented by Jerry Henechowicz, CA-CAIRP, Trustee in Bankruptcy Jerry HenechowiczThis one hour webinar with one of Canadaâ€™s leading restructuring and insolvency firms to get updates on the best practices and latest trends in maximizing recoveries when a customer is restructuring, in receivership or bankrupt.
Target Take Two
http://www.creditedu.org/files/pdf/webinarsTarget_Canada_Keynote_Russell_Bennett_13Oct15.pdfBack by popular demand, Russell Bennett will revisit the bankruptcy of Target and the fall out for its creditors. In May, when we first held this Live-Webinar, it generated a lot of interest from our members â€“ follow up questions continue to come in to the National office.
Insights for the Target Debtor Community
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/tool/172Our webinar on the Target Bankruptcy would be of great interest to companies who felt the financial pinch from Targets shutdown in Canada. Webinar participants found it very insightful.
Retail Insolvency in Canada
This presentation will discuss: • What led to the insolvency of Target, Sears and Toys R Us • How online competition impacted the fortunes of these retailers • The “red flags” that credit managers should be aware of
Already pinched, many Canadians anxious about higher rates
Direct payments and construction insolvency
https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=3e346c6a-70d9-4608-8309-7bd85469f6ddMain contractor Carillionâ€™s entry into liquidation has resulted in many employers seeking to establish relationships with subcontractors, under which they will be paid directly in order to stay on site and finish the relevant project. On the face of it, this seems like an attractive solution, and may leave some employers wondering why they didnâ€™t procure their projects by construction management in the first place. However, establishing direct relations is not without risks, and requires safeguards for employers and subcontractors alike. Those are set out in the last section of this article, but it is important to understand the pitfalls, particularly of direct payment, first.
Do Not Miss the Warning Signs of Insolvency!
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https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/wiki/1Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, a federal statute of Canada governing bankruptcy and insolvency.
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/wiki/15One to whom a debt is owed; in insolvency matters, a person or corporation having a claim provable under the Act.
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/wiki/33The condition of being unable to pay debts as they become due or in the ordinary course of business, or having liabilities that exceed the total value of assets.
https://creditedu.org/knowledgecentre/index.php/site/wiki/30Rules enacted under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) is part of Industry Canada. The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy supervises the administration of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.