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Blakes 2022 Canada/U.S. Legal Update Seminar Series: Restructuring and Insolvency

September 22, 2022 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Differences in Canadian and U.S. insolvency law can pose challenges for parties involved in cross-border proceedings or those trying to identify distressed opportunities in Canada. In this webinar, members of the Blakes national Restructuring & Insolvency team will discuss recent trends and developments that U.S. restructuring advisors and distressed investors should be aware of.


  • Increase in cross-border recognition proceedings (Purdue, Revlon, Voyager and others)

  • Directors' and officers’ liability, third-party releases and litigation funding

  • Update on reverse vesting orders (RVOs)

After the presentation, there will be a 10-minute Q&A session.


Mandatory Continuing Education

New York

Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credits.

Other U.S. Jurisdictions
Under Approved Jurisdiction Policies, so long as certain requirements are satisfied, attorneys may count towards their CLE requirement credit earned through participation in a New York accredited course. If you are in need of credit in another jurisdiction, please reach out to Stacey Evans Greenberg.

This program is eligible for up to 1 substantive hour.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished. 

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for up to 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia