May 27, 2020 - As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance recently published a draft legislative proposal, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (Proposal), that, if implemented, would provide for an automatic six-month suspension of...
Natasha MacParland Elected to the Insolvency Institute of Canada’s Board of Directors
Davies partner Natasha MacParland has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC).
Widely recognized as a leading lawyer in her field, Natasha has extensive experience in debt restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate debtor/creditor rights enforcement, turnarounds, work-outs and plans of arrangement. She is currently acting for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Rogers Communications Inc. in Sears Canada’s proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
Natasha is recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms and Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Restructuring and Insolvency.
The mission of the IIC is to promote excellence and thought leadership in commercial insolvency and restructuring policy and practice in Canada. As a member of the board, Natasha is responsible for overseeing the activities of the organization.
May 20, 2020 - In The Toronto-Dominion Bank v Queen (2020 FCA 80), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) confirmed a Federal Court (FC) decision and ruled that a secured creditor had a statutory obligation to pay the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for a tax debt of an arm’s-length borrower because the...