The 2017 Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (ProView only)
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The 2017 Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (ProView only)
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Use this quick reference for immediate access to primary law and concise commentary on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring

Always up-to-date - two editions a year

The Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act continues to be the resource you can rely on for authoritative guidance and current law and policy at a moment's notice.  This practical softcover is a condensed version of the five-volume classic Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law of Canada, 4th Edition. It's the perfect quick reference you can rely on for immediate access to primary law and concise commentary.

Features include:

  • Full text of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act plus a Table of Concordance
  • In-depth commentary and case annotations for each section of the Act that explains how the legislation applies in practice
  • An individual Table of Contents for the General Rules under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Full text of federal legislation, including the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and Regulations, and the Farm Debt Mediation Act
  • Position papers and directives issued by the federal Superintendent of Bankruptcy, preceded by a Table of Contents for ease of reference
  • A comprehensive index to the legislation, commentary, forms, precedents, tariffs and Superintendent of Bankruptcy policy statements and directives


New in this Edition

• This release includes all recent legislative amendments.   Also included is the following recent case law dealing with the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act:


  • Alberta Treasury Branches v. Conserve Oil 1st Corp., 2016 CarswellAlta 548 (Alta. C.A.)
  • Asian Concepts Franchising Corp., Re, 2015 CarswellBC 324 (B.C. S.C.)
  • Dingwall v. Dornan, 2015 CarswellAlta 1178 (Alta. Q.B.), reversed 2015 CarswellAlta 1907(Alta. Q.B.)
  • Essar Steel Algoma Inc., Re, 2016 CarswellOnt 10647 (Ont. S.C.J. [Commercial List])
  • Montor Business Corp. (Trustee of) v. Goldfinger, 2016 CarswellOnt 8324 (Ont. C.A.), leave to appeal to S.C.C. refused 2016 CarswellOnt 20251, 20252 (S.C.C.)
  • Royal Bank of Canada v. Keller & Sons Farming Ltd., 2016 CarswellMan 147 (Man. C.A.)
  • U.S. Steel Canada Inc., Re, 2016 CarswellOnt 14104 (Ont. C.A.)
  • Urbancorp Toronto Management Inc., Re, 2016 CarswellOnt 8410 (Ont. S.C.J. [Commercial List])
  • Veris Gold Corp., Re, 2015 CarswellBC 662 (B.C. S.C.)
  • Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada, Re, 2016 CarswellOnt 14285 (Ont. S.C.J.)
  • Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc., Re, 2016 CarswellBC 158 (B.C. S.C.)
About the Author
The Honourable Mr. Justice Lloyd W. Houlden is the Chairman of Gardiner Roberts LLP in Toronto, Ontario. He was appointed to the bench in 1969 as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario and was subsequently elevated to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1974, from which he retired in 1997. As a justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario and the Ontario Court of Appeal, he sat on most of Canada's major insolvency and restructuring cases.
Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz was appointed to the bench of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in 2005. Prior to his appointment, he was a partner with the firm Goodmans LLP, practising primarily in the areas of corporate restructuring, insolvency litigation and secured transactions. He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and is a past Chair of the Insolvency Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer and is the author of several legal publications.
Dr. Janis P. Sarra is Professor of Law, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, Vancouver, Canada. She received her LL.B., LL.M. and S.J.D. at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and a B.A. and M.A. in political economy, also from University of Toronto. She holds the Honourable Lloyd Houlden Fellowship for 2007-2008. She served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2003 to 2007 and was Senator of the University from 2003 to 2008. In 2004, she was awarded title of Distinguished University Scholar for her scholarship in corporate and securities law. Dr. Sarra teaches corporate finance, commercial insolvency law, corporate law, securities law, contract law and law and economics at the UBC Faculty of Law. Dr. Sarra was one of two INSOL International Scholars for 2006-2007 and was awarded the UBC Alumni Research Award in 2007.