About this office:
Aird & Berlis LLP is a prominent law firm with a well-established local, national and international practice. We represent some of the world's largest corporations as well as a wide array of entrepreneurial businesses, associations, government agencies and individuals.
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Banking Law; Commercial Leasing; Commercial Paper Liquidity Team; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance; Energy; Franchises and Franchising; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; Media Law; Sports Law; Financial Services Law; Business Reorganization; First Nations Law; Gaming Law; Infrastructure; Intellectual Property; International Practice; International Taxation; Investment Management; Labour And Employment; Licensing; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Municipal Law; Occupational Health and Safety; Land Use Planning; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Natural Resources; Private Business Services; Real Estate; Renewable Fuel; Tax Law; Tax Litigation; Telecommunications Law; Technology Law; Trusts and Estates; Transportation; Venture Capital; Wealth Management and Succession Planning.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Pre-Bankruptcy Payment to Secured Creditor Escapes Statutory Deemed Trust
Ian Aversa,Jeremy Nemers,Mark Strychar-Bodnar, January 20, 2016
Secured creditors should take note of Callidus,1 wherein the Federal Court (the “Court”) held that the bankruptcy of a tax debtor rendered a statutory deemed trust under section 222 of the Excise Tax Act (the “ETA”) ineffective as against a secured creditor who, prior to the...
Trustee Cannot Disclaim Bankrupt Landlord’s Lease
Ian Aversa,Jeremy Nemers, January 14, 2016
In Aventura2, a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Court”), the Honourable Justice Penny confirmed that a bankruptcy trustee does not have the authority, pursuant to section 30(1)(k) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (the...
Bill 73 Amendments to the Planning Act
Patrick Harrington, January 7, 2016
On December 3, 2015, Ontario passed Bill 73, the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015. Bill 73 proposes significant amendments to the Planning Act and the Development Charges Act, 1997. This update will focus on the changes to the Planning Act that will alter, and in some areas restrict, the...
Year Established: 1974
Law Firm Affiliations: INTERLAW