Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy – What a Professional Needs to Know to Assist their Clients in Financial Difficulty, Recorded March 16, 2021

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Bankruptcy is a word that nobody likes, yet few practitioners have been able to avoid experiencing some aspect of it through their clients.

Bankruptcy is a word that nobody likes, yet few practitioners have been able to avoid experiencing some aspect of it through their clients. And it is a word being used much more regularly in these post-pandemic times. While practitioners should not expect to navigate a client through a bankruptcy, it is important for them to have a basic understanding of the rules and consequences in order for them to support and assist clients in going through these difficult times. Practitioners should also be aware of the alternative options available to individuals and businesses in financial trouble which don’t involve a bankruptcy.

Join Tom McElroy of Albert Gelman Inc. for an introductory overview and analysis of the important aspects of financial restructurings and bankruptcy that professionals should be aware of, in order to better serve their clients. Note that this webinar will not explore the tax implications and results of bankruptcy and insolvency, beyond merely highlighting where there are situations where tax expertise should be obtained. It will provide participants with a basic understanding of the general legal implications of bankruptcy and insolvency, and what alternatives and obligations might exist from a business/personal perspective.

More specifically, topics discussed will include:

  • How to assist individuals in financial difficulty;
  • How to assist businesses in financial difficulty;
  • Remedies available to creditors to collect amounts owing; and
  • Wealth preservation techniques for individuals and business owners;

Target Audience

This webinar will be of most interest to tax practitioners, accountants in small to medium sized firms, financial planners/advisors and lawyers (general, corporate, tax, estate, commercial, or real estate).

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This webinar is being presented by Tom McElroy, CPA, CA, CBV, CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee, of Albert Gelman Inc.:

Tom McElroy

Tom’s practice focuses on providing businesses and individuals with solutions to help them restructure their financial affairs when they are having trouble meeting their financial obligations. Tom has more than 12 years of experience assisting owner-managed businesses of all sizes across a broad spectrum of the Canadian economy.

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Contributors Wolters Kluwer Tax Law Editors
Subject Area Accounting, Audit & Finance
Library Tax
Format Recorded Webinar