A successful restructuring under the CCAA or BIA requires that the interests of all key stakeholders are suitably and fairly represented. Representation orders can be an effective mechanism to give … Continue reading Representing Vulnerable Stakeholders in Insolvency Proceedings
I am a Canadian Chartered Accountant specializing in Insolvency & Restructuring. Interests include: Sleight of hand magic and photography.
So what is “Reshuffle” all about? The name implies chaos, disorder, and upsetting the status quo. While all of that is true, my focus in this blog is on shaking … Continue reading Welcome to Reshuffle
Inspired legal or financial strategies are at the heart of any successful workout, but it also takes considerable finesse to balance the interests of competing stakeholders in order to craft … Continue reading Cultural Matters in Fashioning a Cross-Border Workout
Following the U.S. financial meltdown that began in September 2008, stock markets around the world have experienced unprecedented volatility. While the impact of the crisis reverberated in many sectors, the … Continue reading When securities firms fail
Magic theorists have said that the purest and most meaningful form of magic is that which fulfills a real desire or need of your audience. For example, while it may be … Continue reading Money to Burn – Magic with Meaning
Particularly during trying times, we all need a bit of stress relief…laughter and magic can often be the best medicine!
New legislation in Canada has given super-priority rights to employees for unpaid wages and pension contributions, which rank ahead of existing secured creditors. On July 7, 2008 new legislation called … Continue reading Lenders beware – new employee super-priorities in Canada
Now you see it… now you don’t. Money can be moved instantaneously and buried in places that can’t be easily tracked with fraudsters going to a great deal of trouble … Continue reading The Shell Game – Follow the Money
A day in the life of an insolvency professional is not unlike that of an emergency room doctor dealing with patients at different stages of illness. Like his medical counterparts, … Continue reading The Financial Doctor Is In