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Category: Insolvency & Restructuring

Pursuing Pots of Gold: Litigation Funding - The Supreme Court of Canada Speaks

September 22, 2020

Christa Nicholson, former Partner, comments on a recent unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of Canada that adds legitimacy to third party litigation funding as a potential path by which to maximize recovery for an insolvent company's creditors, as well as for use in commercial litigation and arbitration contexts. 

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Vanquisher or Vanquished? Insolvency Law's Power to End Contracts

May 14, 2020

The economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that some contracts that were once previously viable, may no longer be - making disclaimer an attractive potential option for an insolvent party.

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COVID-19: Potential Solutions to Insolvency Situations

May 13, 2020

Discussions with creditors and stakeholders are best undertaken with an understanding of formal and informal insolvency proceedings. Christa Nicholson and Angad Bedi describe the available options, as well as steps that may be taken by creditors to enforce their rights.

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COVID-19 and Insolvency Law: What You Should Know

April 27, 2020

Former partner at JSS Barristers , Christa Nicholson, provides some practical “must-know” takeaways when planning for potential liquidity crunches or insolvency-related challenges.

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