Craig J. Hill

Partner
Toronto,  ON  Canada
Phone416.367.6156

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  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
     
    University University of British Columbia, B.Comm., 1986
     
    Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, LL.B., 1989
     
    Admitted1991, Ontario
     
    Biography

    Executive Summary

    Craig Hill is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His practice involves commercial insolvency and restructuring with a focus on:

    · Advising trustees, receivers, monitors and other Court-appointed officers with respect to various insolvency proceedings.

    · Advising liquidators with respect to proceedings under the Winding-Up and Restructuring Act in connection with the liquidation of financial institutions.

    · Advising sureties in insolvencies of construction companies;

    · Advising trustees in bankruptcy and compensation funds regarding insolvencies of regulated securities firms.

    · Advising debtors and creditors with respect to proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, including all aspects of restructuring.

    · Advising international clients on cross-border and international insolvency issues.

    Representative Work

    · Advising the Canadian trustee of MF Global Canada.

    · Advising customer compensation funds in proceedings relating to Leaside Securities, Pension Canada, Farm Mutual, Buckingham Securities, Marchment & McKay and Essex Financial.

    · Advising the court-appointed monitor in the Canadian Asset Backed Commercial Paper restructuring under the CCAA - the largest restructuring in Canadian history.

    · Advising the UK Pension Regulator in connection with the Nortel insolvency proceedings in Canada.

    · Advising OEM's relating to automotive supplier insolvency proceedings (Collins & Aikman, SKD, Vannatter, Aradco, Eldorado, Progressive Moulded Products, Plastech, Vikeda, Amcan, Meridian Technologies and Allied Trucking).

    · Advising the liquidator of Income Trust Company with respect to proceedings under the Winding-Up and Restructuring Act.

    · Advising the Hong Kong liquidator in connection with the insolvency of Akai Holdings - the largest insolvency in Hong Kong history.

    · Advising the court-appointed receiver of the Tercon Group.

    · Advising the court-appointed monitor of Northstar Aerospace.

    · Advising the trustee in bankruptcy of Rampart Securities Inc. and Evergreen Securities.

    Publications & Presentations

    · Speaker, "Securities Firm Bankruptcies - Part XII in Application," UBC Annual Review of Insolvency Law, February 2012.

    · Speaker, "Insolvency and Licence Agreements," Osgoode Advanced Program in Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring 2012.

    Rankings & Recognitions

    · Selected by peers for inclusion in 2014 edition (and since 2012) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring).

    · Recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Restructuring/Insolvency).

    · Recognized in the 2013 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring).

    · Recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2011 edition of IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law (Restructuring and Insolvency).

    Professional Involvement

    · Member, Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC); Co-Chair, IIC Task Force on Pension Reform relating to insolvency matters and Task Force on Legislative Reform.

    · Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, Canadian Insolvency Foundation, INSOL International and Turnaround Management Association.

    · Member, Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section

     
    ISLN901708296
     


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    Office Information

    Craig J. Hill

    Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
    TorontoON M5H 3Y4
     

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