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Rescue! The Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, Second Edition
By: Dr. Janis P. Sarra, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.
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Gain an edge with insight into the latest decisions and developments shaping the CCAA

The going-forward solution to a firm’s financial distress depends on the reasons for insolvency – the firm’s capital structure, viability of its business plan, effectiveness of its directors and officers, and the availability of capital to refinance or purchase the business.


Rescue! The Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, 2nd Edition is an indispensable guide to navigating the complexities of Canadian insolvency restructuring law. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of current and expected developments in this important area of law and practice.


Rely on the expertise of a leading insolvency authority

Janis Sarra is an insolvency authority, a leading law professor and Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Insolvency Law. In this convenient resource, Rescue! The Companies Creditors Arrangement Act, 2nd Edition, she identifies and meticulously analyzes the most recent and most significant decisions to shape the CCAA – to give an expert’s understanding of the issues that will affect your next proceeding.


Reduce research time

The author zeroes in on all cases relevant to the CCAA and sheds fresh light on their impact. You’ll anticipate new issues that could arise at every stage of the proceeding, and learn how to navigate them effectively.


Avoid commonly overlooked issues

When the case law so dominates the legislation, it can be challenging to ensure you’ve done absolutely everything to your client’s advantage. This resource takes you through every step of proceedings under the CCAA, highlights the cases that impact each step, offers practical advice, and gives you valuable practice tools, such as model orders and a sample Plan of Arrangement.


Find everything in one place

• The CCAA in English and French

• Summaries of the most significant cases in the past decade

• Policy analysis of current significant trends

• Current issues for legislative reform

• Appendices offering the latest in best practices

• Model Orders

• Comparative chart of CCAA part IV, Chapter 15 and the UNCITRA L Model Law

About the Author
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.