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Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2013
Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2013
By: Dr. Janis P. Sarra, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.
ISBN: 978-0-7798-6078-4
Product Type: Book S.O. Serial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 800 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: hardcover
Publication Date: 2014-02-18
Publisher: Carswell
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Annual Review of Insolvency Law is a collection of papers on insolvency issues contributed by practitioners, academics and the judiciary


The Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2013 offers a collection of articles from today's experts, both academic and practising. Authors weigh in on the most vital debates, theorize on future implications of current rules and trends, and scrutinize the practical implications of recent proceedings and challenges.

New in this edition
This year's edition features a collection of 27 articles offering a comprehensive analysis of current developments in insolvency law in Canada. The articles reflect on recent judgments on important and timely topics and on cutting-edge cases that impact the overall framework of insolvency and bankruptcy law. Topics include conflicting policy objectives, the continuing tension between federal insolvency law and pension and other provincial remedial legislation, new challenges in respect of cross-border proceedings, and the treatment of corporate groups. Another article undertakes an examination of recent municipal bankruptcies in the United States and their likelihood of occurring in Canada.
The volume also includes forward-looking perspectives on the upcoming legislative reform process, expected in 2014, including the scope of liquidation that should be permissible, the definition of debtor under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), the benefits and limits of credit bidding, and the challenge for professionals and stakeholders in respect of the scope and costs of insolvency professionals.
About the Author
Dr. Janis P. Sarra is Professor of Law, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, Vancouver, Canada. She received her LL.B., LL.M. and S.J.D. at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and a B.A. and M.A. in political economy, also from University of Toronto. She holds the Honourable Lloyd Houlden Fellowship for 2007-2008. She served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2003 to 2007 and was Senator of the University from 2003 to 2008. In 2004, she was awarded title of Distinguished University Scholar for her scholarship in corporate and securities law. Dr. Sarra teaches corporate finance, commercial insolvency law, corporate law, securities law, contract law and law and economics at the UBC Faculty of Law. Dr. Sarra was one of two INSOL International Scholars for 2006-2007 and was awarded the UBC Alumni Research Award in 2007.
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