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Fred Myers at the Federated Press' Conference on Mitigating Insolvency Risks


Area Corporate Restructuring


December 11-12, 2008
Toronto, Ontario

Thursday, December 11, 2008
3:45 - 4:30 pm:  Mitigating Risks in Cross-Border Insolvencies & Restructurings

Speaker:  Fred Myers, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Review of the current cross-border restructurings
  • Framework of cross-border proceedings in Canada and the U.S.: key differences and implications between the U.S. and Canadian systems
  • Section 18.6 of CCAA: the current Canadian cross-border insolvency regime
  • Managing concurrent proceedings and procedural harmonization
  • Cross-border risks and challenges
  • The United States Bankruptcy Code as it applies to cross-border insolvencies
  • Managing cross-border protocols and co-ordination
  • Being prepared for differences between jurisdictions: using jurisdiction to your advantage

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