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Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Regulations (SOR/2009-219)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2009-09-18. Previous Versions

Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Regulations

SOR/2009-219

COMPANIES’ CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT

Registration 2009-07-30

Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Regulations

P.C. 2009-1209 2009-07-30

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, pursuant to section 62Footnote a of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Regulations.

Marginal note:Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. (Loi)

initial order

initial order means an order that is made on the initial application in respect of a debtor company. (ordonnance initiale)

Marginal note:Stock exchange

 A stock exchange that is regulated by an Act of Parliament or of the legislature of a province is prescribed for the purposes of the definition income trust in subsection 2(1) of the Act.

Marginal note:Pension plan

 A pension plan that is regulated by an Act of Parliament or of the legislature of a province is prescribed for the purposes of subsection 6(6) of the Act.

Marginal note:Representations

 The representations set out in the table to this section are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 10(2)(b) of the Act.

TABLE

ItemRepresentation
1The hypothetical assumptions are reasonable and consistent with the purpose of the projections described in Note blank line, and the probable assumptions are suitably supported and consistent with the plans of the debtor company and provide a reasonable basis for the projections. All such assumptions are disclosed in Notes blank line
2Since the projections are based on assumptions regarding future events, actual results will vary from the information presented, and the variations may be material.
3The projections have been prepared solely for the purpose described in Note blank line, using the probable and hypothetical assumptions set out in Notes blank line Consequently, readers are cautioned that it may not be appropriate for other purposes.

Marginal note:Regulatory bodies

 A stock exchange that is regulated by an Act of Parliament or of the legislature of a province, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 11.1(1) of the Act.

Marginal note:Information to be published in newspapers

 The following information is prescribed for the purposes of subparagraph 23(1)(a)(i) of the Act:

  • (a) the name of each applicant and the name under which the applicant carries on business, if any;

  • (b) the name and judicial district of the court that made the initial order;

  • (c) the court file number for the proceedings;

  • (d) the date on which the initial order was made; and

  • (e) the name and contact information of the monitor, including its Web site address.

Marginal note:Making initial order and list of creditors publicly available

 For the purposes of clauses 23(1)(a)(ii)(A) and (C) of the Act, the prescribed manner for making the initial order and list publicly available is by posting them on a Web page created by the monitor for the proceedings.

Marginal note:Notice that initial order is publicly available

 For the purposes of clause 23(1)(a)(ii)(B) of the Act, the prescribed manner of sending the notice is by personal service, mail, courier, facsimile or other electronic transmission.

Marginal note:Paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Act

 The following paragraphs set out the documents that are specified for the purposes of paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Act and the prescribed manner and time for filing them:

  • (a) Form 1 of the schedule, entitled “Information Pertaining to Initial Order”, to be filed by facsimile or other electronic transmission within one business day after the day on which the initial order is made;

  • (b) the initial application, the initial order and any amendments to that order, to be filed by facsimile or other electronic transmission within two business days after the day on which the monitor receives them;

  • (c) Form 2 of the schedule, entitled “Debtor Company Information Summary (Commencement of Proceedings)”, to be filed by facsimile or other electronic transmission within five business days after the day on which the monitor receives the initial order;

  • (d) Form 3 of the schedule, entitled “Debtor Company Information Summary (Following the Order Discharging the Monitor)”, to be filed by facsimile or other electronic transmission within five business days after the day on which the court makes an order discharging the monitor; and

  • (e) the documents posted on the Web page created by the monitor under section 7, to be filed by submitting them on a compact disc, digital versatile disc or other data storage medium within 30 days after the day on which the court makes an order discharging the monitor.

Marginal note:Documents to be publicly available

  •  (1) The following documents are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 23(1)(j) of the Act:

    • (a) reports of the monitor, including exhibits, and cash-flow statements that are filed with the court, other than those – or any part of them – that are subject to a court order prohibiting their release to the public;

    • (b) proposed compromises or arrangements that are filed with the court, including amendments to them;

    • (c) court orders; and

    • (d) written communications and notifications that the monitor sends to all creditors.

  • Marginal note:Posting on Web page

    (2) The prescribed manner for making the documents publicly available is by posting them on the Web page created by the monitor under section 7.

  • Marginal note:Time limit for posting

    (3) The prescribed time for posting the documents is, in respect of the documents referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b), within two business days after the day on which they are filed, in respect of the documents referred to in paragraph (1)(c), within two business days after the day on which the monitor receives them and, in respect of the documents referred to in paragraph (1)(d), within two business days after the day on which they are sent.

Marginal note:Public record

  •  (1) For the purposes of subsection 26(1) of the Act, the prescribed information is the information set out on Form 1 of the schedule, and the prescribed period is 10 years after the day on which the information is received by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.

  • Marginal note:Other records

    (2) For the purposes of subsection 26(2) of the Act, the prescribed period is 10 years after the day on which the record is received by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.

Marginal note:Notice of delegation

 For the purposes of subsection 31(2) of the Act, the prescribed manner of giving notice of the delegation is by personal service, mail, courier, facsimile or other electronic transmission.

Marginal note:Notice to disclaim or resiliate

 For the purposes of subsection 32(1) of the Act, Form 4 of the schedule, entitled “Notice by Debtor Company to Disclaim or Resiliate an Agreement”, is prescribed and the prescribed manner of giving notice is by personal service, registered mail or courier or, if the recipient agrees, by facsimile or other electronic transmission.

Marginal note:Information to be published in newspapers

 For the purposes of paragraph 53(b) of the Act, the prescribed information is the following:

  • (a) the name and contact information of the foreign representative;

  • (b) the name of the debtor company and the name under which it carries on business in Canada;

  • (c) the following information respecting the order, namely,

    • (i) the name of the court that made it,

    • (ii) the legislative provision under which it was made, and

    • (iii) the date on which it was made;

  • (d) the country in which the foreign proceeding is filed;

  • (e) whether the proceeding is a foreign main or foreign non-main proceeding; and

  • (f) the name and contact information of legal counsel for the foreign representative.

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 124 of An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE(Section 9, subsection 11(1) and section 13)

FORM 1Information Pertaining to Initial Order

(To be filed with the Superintendent of Bankruptcy under paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act)

The following information pertains to the order made on the initial application in respect of blank line (name of debtor company):

  • 1 
    Name of court, judicial district and court file number:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 2 
    Date on which order is made: blank line
  • 3 
    Debtor company’s head office address, telephone number and Web site address, if any:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 4 
    Names under which debtor company carries on business, if different from name set out above:
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 5 
    Name and Web site address of monitor:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 6 
    Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of monitor’s representative responsible for the proceedings:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 7 
    Web page address created for the proceedings, if any:
    • blank line
    • blank line

Dated at blank line, blank line, on blank line 20blank line.

blank line
Monitor’s representative responsible for the proceedings

FORM 2Debtor Company Information Summary (Commencement of Proceedings)

(To be filed with the Superintendent of Bankruptcy under paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act)

PART 1Information Respecting Debtor Company

  • 1 
    Name, including names under which the debtor company carries on business, if any:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 2 
    Debtor company’s head office address, telephone number and Web site address, if any:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 3 
    The debtor company is

    □ a not-for-profit body corporate,

    □ an income trust, or

    □ other (Specify: blank line)

  • 4 
    Industry type code using the North American Industry Classification System:
    • blank line
  • 5 
    Names and titles of directors and officers:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 6 
    Any other names used by the debtor company during the 24-month period before the making of the order on the initial application, including names under which the company carried on business:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 7 
    Previous proceedings:
  • 8 
    Are debtor company’s shares or units publicly traded? blank line□ yes □ no
    • If yes, index symbol: blank line country: blank line
  • 9 
    Incorporation number, if applicable:blank line

    □ Federal

    □ Provincial (Specify: blank line)

    □ Otherblank line(Specify: blank line)

  • 10 
    Are there companies that are affiliated with or subsidiaries of the debtor company?
    • □ yes □ no
    • If yes, names of affiliated and subsidiary companies:
      • blank line
      • blank line
      • blank line
  • 11 
    Date of the most recent consolidated financial statements of debtor company:
    • blank line/blank line/blank line(YYYY/MM/DD)
  • 12 
    The statements referred to in item 11 are:

    □ audited (Name of auditor:blank line)

    □ unaudited

  • 13 
    Book values for the debtor company set out in the statements referred to in item 11:
    •  
      Book value of total assets: blank line$blank line
    •  
      Book value of total liabilities: blank line$blank line

      blank line• secured: blank line $blank line

      blank line• unsecured: blank line $blank line

      blank line• trust claims: $blank line

    •  
      Book value of total liabilities that are contingent: $blank line
  • 14 
    Does the debtor company participate in any prescribed pension plans for the benefit of its employees? □ yes □ no
    • If yes, give name of each plan and indicate whether it is a defined benefit or defined contribution plan:
      • blank line
      • blank line
      • blank line
  • 15 
    Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of debtor company’s legal counsel:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line

PART 2Information Respecting Debtor Company

  • 16 
    Monitor’s toll-free number for the proceedings, if any: blank line
    • Monitor’s Web page created for the proceedings, if any: blank line
  • 17 
    Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of monitor’s legal counsel:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line

PART 3To Be Completed if There Is a Foreign Proceeding

  • 18 
    Name of foreign representative: blank line
  • 19 
    Country, name of court, judicial district and court file number:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 20 
    Indicate whether the proceeding is

    □ a foreign main proceeding, or

    □ a foreign non-main proceeding.

  • 21 
    Date of first order in foreign proceeding: blank line/blank line/blank line(YYYY/MM/DD)

Dated at blank line, blank line, on blank line 20blank line.

blank line
Monitor’s representative responsible for the proceedings

FORM 3Debtor Company Information Summary (Following the Order Discharging the Monitor)

(To be filed with the Superintendent of Bankruptcy under paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act)

PART 1Information Respecting Debtor Company

  • 1 
    Name of debtor company: blank line
  • 2 
    File number assigned by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy: blank line
  • 3 
    Date of the most recent consolidated financial statements for debtor company:
    • blank line/blank line/blank line(YYYY/MM/DD)
  • 4 
    The statements referred to in item 3 are:

    □ audited (Name of auditor:blank line)

    □ unaudited

  • 5 
    Book values for the debtor company set out in the statements referred to in item 3:
    •  
      Book value of total assets: $blank line
    •  
      Book value of total liabilities: $blank line

      blank line• secured: blank line $blank line

      blank line• unsecured: blank line $blank line

      blank line• trust claims: $blank line

    •  
      Book value of total liabilities that are contingent: $blank line
  • 6 
    Does the debtor company participate in any prescribed pension plan for the benefit of its employees? □ yes □ no
    • If yes, give name of each plan and indicate whether it is a defined benefit or defined contribution plan:
      • blank line
      • blank line
      • blank line

PART 2Information Respecting Proceedings

  • 7 
    Was interim financing granted by court order under section 11.2 of the Act? □ yes □ no
    • If yes,
      •  
        amount of interim financing granted by court order: $ blank line
      •  
        amount drawn: $ blank line
  • 8 
    Was a compromise or arrangement sanctioned by the court? □ yes □ no
    • If yes,
      •  
        Date on which the compromise or arrangement was sanctioned by the court: blank line/blank line/blank line(YYYY/MM/DD)
      •  
        Was the compromise or arrangement approved by the creditors before the initial application was made? □ yes □ no
      •  
        Was the compromise or arrangement completed? □ yes □ no
  • 9 
    Name of debtor company at time of monitor’s discharge:
    • blank line
    • blank line

PART 3To Be Completed if There Is a Foreign Proceeding

  • 10 
    Name of foreign representative: blank line
  • 11 
    Country, name of court, judicial district and court file number:
    • blank line
    • blank line
    • blank line
  • 12 
    Indicate if the proceeding is a

    □ a foreign main proceeding, or

    □ a foreign non-main proceeding.

  • 13 
    Date of first order in foreign proceeding: blank line/blank line/blank line(YYYY/MM/DD)

Dated at blank line, blank line, on blank line 20blank line.

blank line
Monitor’s representative responsible for the proceedings

FORM 4Notice by Debtor Company To Disclaim or Resiliate an Agreement

To blank line, (monitor and parties to the agreement)

Take notice that

  • 1 Proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“the Act”) in respect of blank line (name of debtor company) were commenced on the blank line day of blank line, 20blank line.

  • 2 In accordance with subsection 32(1) of the Act, the debtor company gives you notice of its intention to disclaim or resiliate the following agreement (provide sufficient details of the agreement to enable it to be identified):

    blank line

    blank line

    blank line

  • 3 In accordance with subsection 32(2) of the Act, any party to the agreement may, within 15 days after the day on which this notice is given and with notice to the other parties to the agreement and to the monitor, apply to court for an order that the agreement is not to be disclaimed or resiliated.

  • 4 In accordance with paragraph 32(5)(a) of the Act, if no application for an order is made in accordance with subsection 32(2) of the Act, the agreement is disclaimed or resiliated on the blank line day of blank line, 20blank line, being 30 days after the day on which this notice has been given.

Dated at blank line, blank line, on blank line 20blank line.

blank line
Debtor Company
The monitor approves the proposed disclaimer or resiliation.
Dated at blank line, blank line, on blank line 20blank line.
blank line
Monitor’s representative responsible for the proceedings

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