- Commercial Litigation
- Energy Litigation
- Restructuring & Insolvency
- Securities Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 403.298.3317|
|University ||University of Alberta, B.A., Hons, 1989|
|Law School||Dalhousie University, LL.B., 1992|
Co-head of the firm's litigation department, Kenneth Lenz focuses his practice on insolvency and restructuring matters, including representing companies, receivers, monitors, acquirors, creditors and financial institutions in managing corporate reorganization and the realization of assets. Ken has in recent years acted in almost every significant restructuring in Alberta, and in many as counsel for the restructuring company under Companies Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings where the indebtedness and share structure are modified through a court ordered arrangement. This practice necessarily involves litigation concerning oil and gas industry agreements, lending arrangements, security enforcement and licensing matters.
In addition, Ken has significant experience in commercial litigation generally, particularly shareholder disputes, oppression actions, and energy industry litigation. He regularly appears at all levels of the Alberta Courts and has appeared before the United States Bankruptcy Court, and before the Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia Securities Commissions.
He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, INSOL International and the Turnaround Management Association and a past chair of the Canadian Bar Association - Calgary, Insolvency Section. Ken is a frequent speaker on matters concerning insolvency and commercial litigation to industry associations and practicing lawyers.
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Fraud on the Market Theory in Securities Class Actions
Jonathan G. Bell,Kenneth T. Lenz,Barry J. Reiter,Robert W. Staley, June 30, 2014
A much-anticipated decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. was released on June 23, 2014. While the Supreme Court upheld the "fraud on the market" presumption of reliance which has made the U.S. a plaintiff-friendly jurisdiction for securities class...
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