COVID-19 FAQS

The current pandemic is not just a health crisis. The economic slowdown created by COVID-19 has pushed entire sectors of the economy into financial crisis.

We don’t know much about viral pandemics, but we do know a lot about financial crisis, and what options are open to struggling businesses.

We regularly advise financially-challenged businesses on the solutions available to them.

On this page you will find a list of blog posts designed to answer Frequently Asked Questions that arise for businesses during economic downturns with specific reference to the situation created by the pandemic.

We will be adding to this content on a regular basis so check back often.

Retail businesses continue to suffer

October 1, 2020 Business Restructuring and Workouts, COVID-19, News

COVID-19 is not an excuse for a fraudulent conveyance

April 30, 2021 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, COVID-19, Creditor Claims and Remedies

Extending a notice of intention to file a proposal beyond 6 months permitted in COVID-19 pandemic

January 4, 2021 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, COVID-19, News

Cannabis businesses and insolvency – a whole new frontier

April 30, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Business Restructuring and Workouts, Cannabis, COVID-19

COVID-19 FAQ: commercial rent and leases

April 2, 2020 COVID-19, News

COVID-19 FAQ: access to the courts for insolvency matters

April 6, 2020 COVID-19, News

COVID-19 FAQ: protecting assets from creditors

April 7, 2020 COVID-19, News

COVID-19 FAQ: commercial rents and GST remittances

April 20, 2020 Commercial Lease Disputes, COVID-19, News

Director’s liability and COVID-19

May 7, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, COVID-19, News

British Columbia fitness chain seeks creditor protection

May 8, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Business Restructuring and Workouts, COVID-19

Another Canadian landmark enters bankruptcy protection

June 22, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Business Restructuring and Workouts, COVID-19, News

Extension of timelines in insolvency proceedings

June 23, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, COVID-19, Creditor Claims and Remedies, News

Creditor protection increasingly needed

August 13, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Business Restructuring and Workouts, COVID-19, News

Extension of the redemption period in foreclosure actions and dueling valuations

October 1, 2020 Bankruptcy and Insolvency, COVID-19, Mortgages and Foreclosure, News
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