Feb. 05, 2019 - In a landmark decision released on January 31, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled in Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Ltd. that the environmental remediation obligations of a bankrupt oil and gas company must be fulfilled in priority over all other claims, including secured...
Natasha MacParland and Natalie Renner Introduce Feature Column in Rebuilding Success Magazine
Davies partners Natasha MacParland and Natalie Renner will be authoring a regular feature column in Rebuilding Success, the official magazine of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals.
Launched in the magazine’s Fall/Winter 2018 edition, the column, “Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following” provides a list of noteworthy restructuring, insolvency and priorities cases currently on appeal, a summary of significant questions and issues raised in each case, and the status of the appeal.
Nov. 28, 2018 - The following op-ed was originally published in The Globe and Mail. Last month, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis nationwide, fulfilling the promise first announced by the Liberal government on the campaign trail in 2015. In the months leading up to...