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Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Receivership

Canadian commercial insolvency law is not codified in one exhaustive statute. Instead, Parliament has enacted multiple insolvency statutes, the main one being the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.  The BIA offers a self-contained legal regime providing for both reorganization and liquidation. It is characterized by a rules-based approach to proceedings. The BIA is available to insolvent […]


Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

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