Category Archives: Bankruptcy and Insolvency

The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts Case Commented On: Alberta Treasury Branches v Exall Energy Corporation, 2017 ABQB 602 (CanLII) Working interest owners in the western sedimentary basin have long sought to have the best … Continue reading

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Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited: What’s at Stake in Redwater

By: Fenner L. Stewart PDF Version: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited: What’s at Stake in Redwater Case Commented On: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (CanLII) (leave granted) I. Introduction This week, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity Note: This post is a revised version of remarks presented at the Fifth Green Regs and Ham Breakfast … Continue reading

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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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