January 21, 2019

Provincially created trusts deemed valid

Matthew B. Lerner and Scott Rollwagen were interviewed by Law Times in their featured story on the Court of Appeal's recent landmark decision in The Guarantee Company of North America v Royal Bank of Canada. The decision upset the long-standing conventional wisdom among bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners in Ontario about the fate of provincially-created statutory trusts in bankruptcy. Matt and Scott acted for the successful appellant, The Guarantee Company of North America.