Insolvency and Restructuring

Insolvency and Restructuring

In dealing with complex insolvency and restructuring issues in a fast-changing business environment, business leaders and financiers face major challenges, as opportunities and risks blur together. As seasoned legal advisors to businesses in financial difficulty, we know that timely, proactive intervention ahead of an insolvency process is critical to meeting the unique needs of the parties involved.

We take an innovative and pragmatic approach to restructuring and insolvency, gauging your specific issues and challenges to implement appropriate business solutions, working hand in hand with you to address any identified risks.

Our group is known for its exceptional agility and uncanny ability to find effective solutions to complex problems. Our clients—mainly lenders, financial institutions and other financial partners—appreciate our proactive approach to protecting their financial interests while navigating the treacherous waters of insolvency and restructuring.

We pride ourselves on offering leading-edge expertise to guide you through complex and often delicate proceedings in bank debt restructuring, banking law, arrangements with creditors (CCAA) or bankruptcy and insolvency (BIA).

We offer a full range of services, including:

  • Acquisitions and disposals of distressed assets
  • Business reorganization and restructuring
  • Enforcement of security
  • Formal and informal restructuring
  • Interim financing
  • Legal advice to debtors, creditor committees and lenders in bankruptcy
  • Legal advice to receivers, trustees and monitors
  • Legal advice to secured creditors and lenders (institutional and private lenders and banking syndicates)
  • Legal advice to various stakeholders regarding arrangements with creditors
  • Receiverships
  • Representation in litigation and negotiations
  • Risk and opportunity analysis
  • Share capital restructuring