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Bankruptcy Reforms 2008
By: Stephanie Ben-Ishai, Associate Professor
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On December 14, 2007, Bill C-12, an Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA), the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005 received Royal Assent. The bill became chapter 36 of the Statutes of Canada, 2007. Chapter 36 means significant changes to the BIA, CCAA, role of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, trustees, receivers, monitors, and other stakeholders. This book provides an annotated statutory supplement for the key issues that are addressed in Chapter 36 including:
  • Partly Performed Contracts
  • Derivatives
  • Labour Issues [Including the Wage Earner Protection Program Act]
  • Preferences, Gifts and Transfers
  • Corporate Governance
  • Cross-Border Insolvencies
  • BIA and CCAA Interface [includes DIP financing and judicial discretion]
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Reforms
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About the Author
Stephanie Ben-Ishai is an Associate Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School. She has written extensively in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency law on both commercial and consumer issues. She has acted as a consultant to governments, SROs, and the Law Commission of Canada on commercial and corporate law and policy. Professor Ben-Ishai is a past winner of the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence and Fulbright and SSHRC fellowships. She was recently awarded the 2008/9 Osgoode Hall Research Leave Fellowship to pursue her research on insolvency law. Before entering academics, Professor Ben-Ishai practised with the Insolvency and Restructuring Group at a major Toronto law firm and also clerked for three judges at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
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