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Alain  Riendeau

Alain Riendeau

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1986
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal
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Alain Riendeau is a partner of the Commercial Litigation section. He practices in the fields of civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on insolvency and corporate restructuring. Alain has been involved in many complex financial disputes and in most of the large restructurings that have taken place in Québec over the last three decades, including more recently acting for :

  • Lumenpulse Inc. in its privatisation pursuant to a plan of arrangement under s. 192 of the CBCA;
  • Canam Group Inc. in its privatisation pursuant to a plan of arrangement under s. 192 of the CBCA;
  • Orbite Technologies Inc. in its restructuring under the CCAA;
  • Les Grands Travaux Soter Inc. in its restructuring under the CCAA;
  • Canadian Pacific Railway in the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Canada Co.’s CCAA proceeding in connection with the derailment in the town Lac-Mégantic;
  • Ernst & Young Inc. in its capacity as court-appointed Liquidator in the CBCA liquidation proceedings of Penson Financial Services Canada Inc., a registered clearing broker, which at one time held approximately $10 billion of client assets;
  • Certain creditors in the Bloom Lake CCAA proceedings;
  • Goldcorp Inc. in its non-solicited take-over bid for Osisko Mining Corporation;
  • Fibrek Inc. in defence of AbitibiBowater’s non-solicited take-over bid;
  • A major Québec corporation in a dispute with its franchisees;

Alain frequently pleads before both trial and appeal courts.

Consistently named to the list of "Best Lawyers in Canada" for insolvency and restructuring.

Ranked by the Canadian Legal Lexpert guide as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in insolvency and financial restructuring.

2016 to 2019 Chambers Canada Chambers Canada 2016-2019 in the area of Insolvency & Restructuring Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
2006 to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized as a leading practitioner in Corporate and Commercial Litigation by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2006-2019)
2006 to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized as one of Canada's best Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law lawyers in The Best Lawyers in Canada (2006-2019 editions)
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Education

  • LLB Université de Sherbrooke

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the Barreau du Québec
  • Member of the Bar of Montréal
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada

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