Category: Insolvency News
The Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act, has accompanying Rules and Directives, issued by the Courts and the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. There is a Directive on counselling requiring that people who file for a bankruptcy or a proposal attend at two counselling sessions, geared towards money management and understanding credit. But just how useful are these sessions?
Bank accounts are impacted by the filing of a bankrupt, or a proposal for that matter since many of the bankruptcy provisions apply equally to proposals. Banks may seize funds in accounts as an offset (or setoff) because they have a contractual right to do so. In other words, if you went bankrupt in the […]