Kyla E. M. Mahar

Partner | Toronto


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The anti-deprivation rule is alive and well: Chandos Construction v Deloitte Restructuring

In its most recent decision, Chandos Construction Ltd v Deloitte Restructuring Inc.[1], the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) reaffirmed the existence of the common law anti-deprivation rule in Canada. The anti-deprivation rule provides that a contractual provision is void...


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Digitorney Crisis Navigator, "The Corona Crisis: Risks & Solutions For Companies"

The Corona Crisis leads worldwide to critical situations for companies. In light of this, Digitorney has asked lawyers from various countries specialized in restructuring law for recommendations on what needs to be done and which solutions are at hand to...


A Divided Court Dismisses CRA Appeal and upholds CCAA Super-Priority Charges

Yesterday, the Alberta insolvency community breathed a collective sigh of relief as the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited decision in Canada v. Canada North Group Inc.[1] The majority decision confirms the power of the Court to grant charges...