Category Archives: Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision Case Commented On: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (CanLII) The background to this case is discussed in my post … Continue reading

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Upholding the Lexin Equipment Order – The AER Wins the Battle, But Most Likely Will Lose the War

By: Heather Lilles PDF Version: Upholding the Lexin Equipment Order – The AER Wins the Battle, But Most Likely Will Lose the War Case Commented On: Interim Order and Order Re Equipment (ABQB), Alberta Energy Regulator (applicant) and Lexin Resources Ltd. … Continue reading

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Change of Operator: Norcen v Oakwood of no Application in the Case of a Bankruptcy

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Change of Operator: Norcen v Oakwood of no Application in the Case of a Bankruptcy Case Commented On: Bank of Montreal v Bumper Development Corporation Ltd, 2016 ABQB 363 (CanLII) This case involves the 2007 version … Continue reading

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The Power of a Trustee in Bankruptcy to Disclaim Unproductive Oil and Gas Properties and the Implications for the AER’s Liability Management Program

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Power of a Trustee in Bankruptcy to Disclaim Unproductive Oil and Gas Properties and the Implications for the AER’s Liability Management Program Case commented on: Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278 (CanLII) In a … Continue reading

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Clarion Call for Consistent Statute Interpretation

PDF Version: Clarion Call for Consistent Statute Interpretation Case commented on: Piikani Energy Corporation (Re), 2013 ABCA 293, rev’g 2012 ABQB 187 This Alberta Court of Appeal decision (per Justices Frans Slatter, Patricia Rowbotham, and Barbara Lea Veldhuis) came to … Continue reading

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