Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals

Insolvency in Canada’s Northern Territories September 20, 2022
In the North, everything is different – and insolvency is no exception.
Cases we are following
In Case You Missed It: Decisions on Our Radar September 20, 2022
The financial restructuring group at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is tracking the following appeals.
CAIRP Chair’s Reflections
Chair’s Reflections September 20, 2022
Jean-Daniel Breton, CPA, FCIRP, LIT It is hard to believe that it has been almost a year since I assumed the role of CAIRP Chair. Since my last message, change has been the only constant, as our industry...
Economic Commentary
Ukraine War: Impact on the Canadian Economy September 20, 2022
By Jim Algie Ukraine war shocks add to a growing list of social, economic and geopolitical factors to boost global, business uncertainty and trigger rising expectations for Canadian insolvency rates....
Enterprise Growth, Business Insolvency and Managerial Competence September 20, 2022
By Dr. Benoit Mario Papillon, Professor, Dept. of Finance and Economics, Business School, University of Quebec -- Growth and insolvency: a surprising correlation -- As the saying goes, you have to have...
Academic Perspective
Family Law Costs Awards in Insolvency Proceedings March 7, 2022
By Anna Lund, Associate Prof., Faculty of Law, University of Alberta and Breanna Case, BA (hons), MA, JD Candidate 2022, University of Alberta Individuals starting insolvency proceedings commonly report...
Consumer Insolvency
Credit Reporting Errors – The Role of the LIT September 20, 2022
By Chelene Riendeau, CIRP, LIT, Vice President, Consumer Insolvency, MNP Ltd. You’ve issued the debtor a Certificate of Discharge or a Certificate of Full Performance and have sent them off, free from...
Corporate Insolvency
Which bells and whistles? Procedural creativity in resolving disputed claims September 20, 2022
By Mary Paterson, Emily Paplawski, and Mary Angela Rowe, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP In the insolvency context, claims disputes are typically resolved through a summary process rather than through a...
Mahesh Uttamchandani: Taking Canadian Insolvency Know-How to the World September 3, 2021
By Andrew Flynn With the poise and confidence one might expect from a big wheel on the world financial stage, Mahesh Uttamchandani expounds on global financial issues with authority from his home in...
Book Review
An Overview of “Reinventing Bankruptcy Law”: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act September 3, 2021
Virginia Torrie, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
Historical Perspective
One Hundred Years of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law in Canada February 24, 2022
July 1, 2020 marked the centenary of Canada’s foundational bankruptcy statute. Parliament passed the Bankruptcy Act in 1919 and it came into force the following year. The 100th anniversary of this statute...