COVID-19 Restart Series: Financial Restructuring of a Business in Challenging Times
As a result of COVID-19 the business environment is and will be increasingly challenging for many businesses in Canada.
Members of our Insolvency & Restructuring team will discuss strategies for dealing with:
• bank and non-bank lenders;
• suppliers including IT/IP contracts;
• landlords; and,
• boards of companies dealing with short and longer term market and financial upheavals in both domestic and cross-border proceedings and negotiations.
Challenges facing certain industries will be also addressed, including real estate and cannabis.
Tim Duncan is a vigorous and adaptable civil litigator with particular expertise in Bankruptcy and Insolvency issues. Tim advises clients on both the debtor and creditor sides of proposals to creditors, bankruptcies, receiverships and restructurings.
Maurice has a diverse commercial law practice, focusing on distressed corporate and commercial including private equity, lending, banking and finance including syndicated lending and ABL. More specifically, his expertise includes corporate insolvency and restructuring under the CCAA and BIA in Canada, advising on secured creditor rights and enforcement remedies in various situations. He has acted for clients in their mergers and acquisition activities, including their acquisition or divesture of distressed businesses and their assets or shares under court supervision, as well as out-of-court restructuring for domestic and international commercial entities. Clients turn to Maurice for his detailed knowledge of business, lending and insolvency matters. He has acted for clients in Canada, the United States, and elsewhere, and for court appointed officers in Canada in both domestic and multi-jurisdictional cross-border matters.