Commanding the complexities of multiple jurisdictions in cross-border files

October 7, 2013 10:00am

Pamela L. J. Huff
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Ken Coleman
Partner
Allen & Overy LLP (New York)

Cross-border files involve a host of complex challenges as you coordinate between the differing legislation and processes of independent jurisdictions. With our expert practitioners from Canada and the U.S., you will gain strategies for efficiently navigating the process, including:

  • Practical solutions to help you achieve a harmonious, cost-effective and expeditious process for your cross-border insolvency matters
  • Determining the appropriate location for filing main proceedings and need for foreign recognition
  • Proven practices for achieving receptiveness from a foreign court
  • How to coordinate hearings and rulings between independent jurisdictions
  • Guidelines for advising and updating your client throughout the process
  • Evaluating whether large and mid-size cross-border files require the same considerations
  • Examining the implications of recent case law from Canada, the U.S. and UK