As online shopping expands and the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt, North America’s retail industry is facing financial upheaval with a sustained wave of insolvencies reshaping the traditional consumer retail landscape.
Our leading Distressed Retail practice has advised debtors, lenders, suppliers, service providers, receivers, landlords, court-appointed monitors and other stakeholders in virtually every major Canadian and cross-border retail insolvency proceeding in the last 10 years, including Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and receivership cases. Our Restructuring & Insolvency lawyers are recognized leaders within Canada and internationally for their expertise in domestic and cross-border insolvency matters generally.
We leverage our national platform and extensive experience to deliver fully integrated advice to clients in every major jurisdiction to retain our status as a trusted insolvency counsel. Our national team also works collaboratively with U.S. and international law firms on multijurisdictional matters to ensure our common clients receive the highest quality of service in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner. Through creative problem-solving, we identify strategic solutions and maximize value for our clients as they navigate complex restructuring matters.