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Fred Myers and Brendan O'Neill at the Canadian Institute’s 9th Annual Advanced Insolvency & Restructuring Law Conference


Lawyer Brendan O'Neill
Area Corporate Restructuring


January 22 - 23, 2009
Toronto, Ontario

Co-chair:  Fred Myers, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Thursday, January 22, 2009
2:30:  Analyzing The ABCP Restructuring: Understanding Its Impact On Restructuring Transactions In Canada

Speaker:  Brendan O'Neill, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Understanding the background and key elements of the ABCP restructuring
  • Innovative approaches for using the CCAA to restructure debt obligations
    • Top strategies for practitioners to implement and employ
  • Organizing key stakeholders and developing consensus in a large-scale restructuring
    • The particular role of the Ad Hoc Committee in this restructuring
  • Examining the results of the ABCP restructuring and its significance to future restructurings
  • Implementing the lessons learned to smaller scale restructurings
    • What procedures are transferable?
    • What practices should be avoided?
    • Using the CCAA to your client’s advantage

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