Creditors' Remedies 2022

Course Date: May 18, 2022

Full Course Materials
Total: 4h 52min
Total Ethics: 30min

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement (9:00 – 9:05)

Shelby LieschBorden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver
Hunter ParsonsBorden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver

View from the Bench (9:05 – 9:30)

The Honourable Mr. Justice David A. Crerar  Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver

Bankruptcy Remedies (9:30 – 10:00)

  • pros and cons of bankrupting a debtor
  • requirements for a bankruptcy application
  • powers of trustee
  • preference payments and transfers at undervalue
  • creditors' power to pursue their own proceedings
  • recovery as condition of discharge

Lisa C. Hiebert Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver

BREAK (10:00 – 10:15)

Fraudulent Transactions and Equitable Remedies (10:15 – 11:05)

  • pre-claim considerations
  • litigation options, strategies, and risks
  • fraudulent preference/conveyances
  • investigatory orders and injunctions
  • knowing receipt

Shelby LieschBorden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (11:05 – 11:45)

  • what is a "foreign judgment"?
  • how is it enforced in BC?
  • various defences to claims based on a foreign judgment
  • application of the Court Order Enforcement Act
  • developments in the enforcement of foreign non-monetary judgment

Hunter ParsonsBorden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver

LUNCH (11:45 – 12:30)

Garnishing Orders: Ten Things to Consider (12:30 – 1:00)

  • learn what can be garnished
  • setting aside garnishment
  • discussion of pitfalls that can lead to your garnishing order being set aside

Alex CocksMcCarthy Tétrault LLP, Vancouver

Statutory Enforcements: Liens (1:00 – 1:50)

  • builder's liens
  • new Commercial Liens Act

David McKenzieJenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Vancouver
David VolkJenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Vancouver

BREAK (1:50 – 2:05)

Acting for the Debtor (2:05 – 2:50)

  • tricks of the trade
  • dealing with judgments
  • Law Society of BC requirements regarding source of funds verification

Gerald A. (Gerry) Cuttler, KCCuttler & Company, Vancouver

Process for Seizure for Sale and Execution (2:50 – 3:30)

  • how to obtain a Writ
  • what assets can be seized and sold
  • what assets are exempt from seizure
  • working with court bailiffs
  • searches to locate assets
  • sharing among creditors under the Creditors Assistance Act

Sherryl DuboMcMillan Dubo Law Group, Kamloops