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Aryo Shalviri

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Recent engagements on the public record include acting on behalf of:

  • The court-appointed monitor in the insolvency proceedings of JTI-Macdonald Corp. involving over C$600-billion of claims asserted against the tobacco industry (manufacturing)

  • syncreon Group B.V. and its Canadian affiliates in the cross-border balance sheet restructuring of C$1.1-billion of funded debt (logistics)

  • The debtors in the plenary Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada) ("CCAA") proceedings of Carillion Canada Inc., Carillion Construction Inc., Canada Holdings Inc., Carillion Canada Finance Corp. and Carillion Pacific Construction Inc. (construction and services)

  • The agent for a syndicate of senior secured creditors in the Concordia International restructuring proceedings (pharmaceutical)

  • A significant group of suppliers and service providers holding millions of dollars of claims in the CCAA proceedings of Sears Canada Inc., et al. (retail)

  • The court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings of Express Fashion Apparel Canada Inc., et al. (retail)

  • The largest group of unsecured trade suppliers in the insolvency proceedings of Target Canada Co., et al. (retail)

  • The debtors in the CCAA proceedings of Lightstream Resources Ltd., 1863359 Alberta Ltd., LTS Resources Partnership, 1863360 Alberta Ltd. and Bakken Resources Partnership (oil and gas)

  • The lending syndicate in the CCAA proceedings of Endurance Energy Ltd. (oil and gas)

  • The court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings of Primus Telecommunications Canada, Inc., et al. (telecommunications)

  • The court-appointed receiver of Phenomenome Discoveries Inc. and Phenomenome Laboratory Services Inc. (health sciences)

  • The debtors in the CCAA proceedings of Bloom Lake General Partner Limited, Quinto Mining Corporation, 8568391 Canada Limited, Cliffs Québec Iron Mining ULC (formerly, Cliffs Québec Iron Mining Limited), Bloom Lake Railway Company Limited, The Bloom Lake Iron Ore Mine Limited Partnership, Wabush Resources Inc., Wabush Iron Co. Limited, Wabush Mines, Arnaud Railway Company and Wabush Lake Railway Company Limited (mining)

  • The court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings of Universal Settlements International Inc. (life settlements and insurance)

  • The appointing secured creditor in the private receivership of Seacliff Energy Ltd. (renewable energy)

  • The debtor-in-possession lender in the restructuring of Colossus Minerals Inc. (mining)

Professional Activities

Aryo is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, The Advocates' Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association and Ascend Leadership.

Professional Appearances
  • Panellist: It’s Not You, It’s Me: Disclaimer of Contracts in Receivership and CCAA Proceedings
    Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference, Montreal, Quebec, February 1, 2019.
  • Panellist: Restructuring and Insolvency: A Cross-Country Year in Review
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, January 23, 2019.
  • Speaker: Restructuring Rocks, Oil and Fish - Natural Resources Insolvencies
    National Insolvency Law Conference, Canadian Bar Association, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, September 15, 2017.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2013
J.D., Dalhousie University - 2012
B.A., Simon Fraser University - 2009

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