Category Archives: Bankruptcy and Insolvency

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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Indalex: Priority of Provincial Deemed Trusts in a CCAA Restructuring

PDF version: Indalex: Priority of Provincial Deemed Trusts in a CCAA Restructuring Case considered: Sun Indalex Finance, LLC et al v United Steelworkers et al, 2013 SCC 6. Introduction On February 1, 2013, Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC” or “Court”) … Continue reading

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Whoever heard of such a thing? A Crown oil and gas lease an intangible form of personal property?

PDF version: Whoever heard of such a thing? A Crown oil and gas lease an intangible form of personal property? Case considered: Kasten Energy Inc v Shamrock Oil and Gas Ltd, 2013 ABQB 63. In this case Justice Lee granted … Continue reading

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