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Roger Jaipargas

Associé

Toronto
RJaipargas@blg.com
416.367.6266

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Roger's practice focuses on commercial insolvency and restructuring. He provides advice to clients regarding:

  • granting and enforcement of security interests in personal property under the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario)
  • claims arising from fraudulent preferences, fraudulent conveyances, settlements and other claims for the recovery of assets in insolvency matters
  • inventory financing matters, including review of transactional documentation
  • issues relating to reorganizations under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Roger is the Regional Group Manager of Specialized Business within the Toronto office.

After graduating from law school, Roger was a law clerk to the Office of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice.

Experience

  • Advising trustees, monitors, chief restructuring officers and receivers with respect to various issues arising in connection with bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
  • Advising secured parties on issues relating to the granting and enforcement of security interests in personal property under the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario).
  • Advising clients with respect to claims arising from fraudulent preferences, fraudulent conveyances, settlements and other claims for the recovery of assets in insolvency matters.
  • Advising finance providers on inventory financing matters, including review of transactional documentation.
  • Advising parties on issues relating to reorganizations under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
  • Advising unsecured and secured creditors in various enforcement and execution proceedings.
  • Acting on a number of high-profile reorganizations under the CCAA, including the following proceedings: Air Canada, Stelco Inc., Pangeo Pharma Inc., Playdium Entertainment Corporation, GT Group Telecom Corp., and Laidlaw Inc. (a cross-border restructuring involving simultaneous proceedings under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code and the CCAA).
  • Worked extensively on the bankruptcy of Canada 3000, including responding to an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Acted as counsel to Redstone Investment Corporation and Redstone Capital Corporation in the CCAA proceedings commenced by these companies.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Past chair, Insolvency Law Section, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Insolvency Foundation
  • Chair, Membership, The Risk Management Association (Toronto Chapter)
  • Member, Commercial List Users Committee

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2013) of Chambers Global — The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2016) of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2017) of IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (Restructuring and Insolvency)
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring).
  • Recommended in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500 Canada (Restructuring and Insolvency)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2000
  • LLB, Université de Windsor, 1998
  • BA (Hons.), Université York, 1994