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Court Updates: COVID-19

  • June 05, 2020

The following updates from all Federal and Provincial Courts will be updated as new information is released. 

COVID-19 Update for CBABC Members

  • March 16, 2020

Like all of you, the CBABC office is putting plans together to protect our members, our communities, our employees and their families against the COVID-19 virus. To that end, we have decided to implement a number of changes.

Insolvency Amendments Now in Force Under the BIA and CCAA

  • November 29, 2019

Extensive amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (“BIA”) and Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”) coming into force on November 1, 2019 through Bill C-97 will have a significant effect on certain aspects of insolvency proceedings commenced after that date. The wide-ranging revisions to both the BIA and CCAA will likely foster changes to the currently existing insolvency and restructuring practice in Canada.

BC Government Proposes to Give BCSC the Strongest Powers Across Canada to Protect Investors

  • November 29, 2019

The BC government proposes sweeping changes to the Securities Act (British Columbia) (the “Act”), which will allow the British Columbia Securities Commission (“BCSC”) to better address white collar investment crime. Proposed through Bill 33 Securities Amendment Act, 2019, the amendments will provide the BCSC with some of the strongest powers in Canada to protect investors and enforce sanctions. These are the first major revisions to the legislation in almost a decade.