Priorities 2013


Course Date: November 15, 2013

Total: 4h 52min

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mark R. Davies — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver

Real Property Mortgages

Andrew A. Bury — Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Vancouver 

Secured Transactions/PPSA

  • PPSA vs. PPSA
  • PPSA vs. common law and equitable liens
  • PPSA vs. statutory liens and trusts
  • PPSA vs. garnishment under the Income Tax Act and Excise Tax Act
  • PPSA vs. Bank Act security and maritime mortgages
  • PPSA vs. interest in land

Martha A. Martindale — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver

Networking Break

Priority Issues for Landlords

  • rent distress
  • priority against other creditors
  • issues arising on the filing of a proposal
  • bankruptcy issues
  • CCAA issues

H. Scott MacDonald — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver
C. Nicole Mangan — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver

Priorities and the Builders Lien Claimant

  • priorities and the lien claimant
    • between lien claimants
    • between lien claimant and mortgagee
    • between lien claimant and bankrupt estate
    • lien claimant in Companies Creditors Arrangement Act and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proceedings
    • between lien claimant and trust beneficiary
    • between lien claimant and the Crown
    • between lien claimant and other creditors
  • priorities and the trust beneficiary
    • between trust beneficiaries
    • between trust beneficiaries and the Crown
    • between trust beneficiaries and other creditors

Tyler S. Galbraith — Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Vancouver

Lunch (on your own) 
 
Bank Act Security

  • exclusion from the PPSA
  • priority rules in the Bank Act
  • common law/equity rules
  • Bank Act security and the PPSA
  • will Bank Act security survive?

Mark R. Davies — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver

Crown and Statutory Claims

  • CRA deemed trusts and super-priorities
  • provincial Crown claims
  • current tax collection initiatives
  • effect of bankruptcy on Crown claims

Christine N. Matthews — Department of Justice, Vancouver 

Priority Issues in Bankruptcy

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act priorities
  • other sources for priority rules
  • trust property
  • priority creditors
    • wage earners
    • Crown claims
    • unpaid suppliers
    • secured creditors
  • preferred creditors
  • postponed claim

Gregory J. Gehlen — Gehlen Dabbs, Vancouver

Networking Break

Hot Topics in Priorities: Panel Discussion

Mark R. Davies — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver
Tyler S. Galbraith — Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Vancouver
Gregory J. Gehlen — Gehlen Dabbs, Vancouver
Christine N. Matthews — Department of Justice, Vancouver