Ontario Corporate Technical Update
August 10, 2022
This webinar is available on-demand until March 31, 2023.
Listen to our panel of legal experts discuss the latest case law for corporate practitioners out of Ontario and discover new strategies from professionals in your insolvency community that will help your practice.
This session qualifies for 1 hour of MPD.
Christopher Armstrong, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Christopher Armstrong is a partner in the Corporate Restructuring Group at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, which is consistently and widely recognized as Canada’s leading corporate restructuring practice. Described by clients and peers as “very talented”, his practice focuses on financial restructuring and insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He regularly acts for debtors, lenders, ad hoc committees, court-appointed officers, purchasers and other stakeholders in complex Canadian and cross-border restructurings. He has experience across a wide variety of sectors, including technology, retail, natural resources and commodities, entertainment, construction, automotive and pharmaceuticals.
Sharon Kour, Partner, Reconstruct LLP
Sharon Kour is a founding partner at Reconstruct LLP in Toronto. She solves complex problems. Clients rely on Sharon for her sharp intellect, keen sense of pragmatism and ability to efficiently navigate a path to success. Sharon is a founding partner of Reconstruct LLP. Prior to joining her partner, Sharon spent close to a decade at McCarthy Tétrault. Sharon’s expertise is in insolvency and restructuring and commercial litigation. She frequently acts as counsel to debtors and various stakeholders in insolvency and restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Sharon also acts for court officers in wide-ranging court-appointed, regulatory and public inquiry mandates. Sharon's peers respect her ability to build consensus in complicated situations. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for her work in corporate and commercial litigation. Sharon is the Secretary of the Insolvency Section of the Ontario Bar Association and actively participates as an OBA liaison for various judicial and legal initiatives.
Adam Slavens, Partner, Torys LLP
Adam Slavens is a partner at Torys LLP in Toronto. He advises and represents creditors, investors and purchasers, restructuring corporations, equity holders and official court-ordered appointees in the financial restructurings of distressed companies in out-of-court workouts and refinancings. Adam also has experience with formal proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and arrangements under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
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