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Bennett on Bankruptcy Precedents, 3rd Edition, 2018

This publication is a collection of approximately 600 forms and precedents adapted from the author's practice and from the prescribed forms under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Publication Language: English
Book + CD

Softcover + CD | 928 pages

In Stock
Published: February 26, 2018
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433497110

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Every possible precedent you need through the bankruptcy process

Bennett on Bankruptcy Precedents,3rd Edition serves to guide bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners through the bankruptcy process, from the initial retainer and court filings through to discharge and appeals. The third edition equips you with approximately 600 forms and precedents, adapted from the author's practice and from the prescribed forms under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

The forms and precedents are for use in the Province of Ontario, but and can be easily adapted to the forms in other provinces and territories. For some of the topical sections, author Frank Bennett provides preliminary commentary to give context to the issues at hand.


  • Almost 600 forms and precedents - Covers all possible forms, precedents and pleadings required to meet the daily needs of a bankruptcy and insolvency lawyer
  • Chronological sequence - Easily locate documents for each stage of a proceeding, including all steps in between from initial retainer, assignment, application for bankruptcy order, receivership, proposals, administration, to discharge and appeals
  • Helpful commentary - Fully understand the function of the documents used throughout a proceeding
  • CD-ROM contains all the forms and precedents included in the book-Includes the BIA forms that are not included in the book
  • CD-ROM of documents with each form and precedent saved individually - Customize forms and documents for own use
  • Checklists for both lawyers and trustees

Who Should Buy This Book?

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Lawyers - Need an authoritative reference for drafting forms and pleadings
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustees - Same reason but in their capacity to help clients get discharged from debts
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law Clerks - To fill out forms and draft applicable documentation
  • Corporate/Commercial lawyers - To have some understanding of the bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and relevant documentation

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Table of contents


I. General

  • Court Forms
  • Retainer

II. Application For Bankruptcy Order

III. Assignments

  • Business
  • Consumer

IV. Interim Receiver

V. Proposals

  • Commercial Proposals
  • Consumer Proposals

VI. Estate Administration

  • General
  • Proofs Of Claim And Disputes
  • Taxation
    • Lawyers
    • Trustees
  • Meeting Of Creditors
  • Reports
  • Examinations
  • Distributions
  • Letters
  • Mediation

VII. Realization

VIII. Preferences, Transactions At Undervalue And Improper Payment Of Dividends

IX. Landlord And Tenant

X. Discharge Of Bankrupt

XI. Section 38 Proceedings

XII. Secured Creditors

XIII. Appeals

XIV. Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

List of Forms under the BIA (on CD-ROM)