100 Years of Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law
Western University Faculty of Law
London, Ontario, Canada
May 22-23, 2020
The Faculty of Law at Western University will host a conference to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the coming into force of the Bankruptcy Act 1919, the basis of Canada’s modern bankruptcy and insolvency regime. The conference will provide an opportunity to reflect upon the evolution of bankruptcy and insolvency law (including corporate restructuring) in Canada and internationally, and to identify the challenges that lie ahead for scholars, policymakers and the courts.
Invited Guest Speakers
Welcome: Dean Erika Chamberlain, Western Faculty of Law.
Keynote Address: Madam Justice Sarah Pepall, Ontario Court of Appeal.
Dinner Address: Professor Charles Tabb, University of Illinois College of Law.
Opening Address: Professor Iain Ramsay, Kent Law School.
Closing Remarks: Elisabeth Lang, Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada.
Conference proceedings and accommodations: Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre