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Jay A. Carfagnini

Goodmans LLP

Jay A. Carfagnini, Goodmans LLP

Partner in Goodmans Corporate Restructuring Group which has been widely recognized for many years as the top restructuring practice in Canada. Practises banking, financing, corporate reorganizations, bankruptcies and insolvency law. Participated in restructurings of Toys “R” Us, Nortel, Target Canada, MF Global Canada, LightSquared, Chemtura, Indalex, CanWest, Circuit City/InterTAN Canada, AbitibiBowater, Quebecor World, Calpine, MuscleTech, JTI-Macdonald, Air Canada and Fleming Group/Core-Mark. Particular expertise in cross-border and international transactions. “There is nobody better for Canadian/US/UK cross-border work” according to Who’s Who International. Ranked a leading insolvency/restructuring lawyer by Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR 1000 (market leader), The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada (2011 and 2019 Toronto Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year) and by Euromoney’s Best of the Best (one of top 30 insolvency restructuring lawyers worldwide). Since 2005, Jay has been recognized as one of the top 10 Most Highly Regarded restructuring lawyers worldwide by Who’s Who International. Past Chair of the Canadian Insolvency Foundation. Member of International Insolvency Institute, Insolvency Institute of Canada and INSOL International.

Year Called to the Bar:1982 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4107
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: jcarfagnini@goodmans.ca

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  • Jun 14, 2019
    It’s easier than it was, but differences between Canada and the US still pose challenges
  • Feb 05, 2018
    Last year’s Top 10 Deals were all about combining forces, as companies sought out efficiencies and clout in the market.
  • Aug 14, 2016
    Confrontation to collaboration to unanimity. Bitter public backlash to creditor consensus. Reputational risk to effective damage control. These are the hallmarks of Target Canada Co.’s restructuring, ...