Hugo Babos-Marchand  


Executive Summary

Hugo Babos-Marchand is a member of our Banking and Financial Services and Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring groups. His practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency law, and also encompasses banking and commercial law litigation, including extraordinary remedies, shareholders' disputes and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Hugo regularly acts for various financial institutions, trustees, receivers, corporations and shareholders. He has represented his clients before all levels of courts in Québec as well as before the Federal Court.

He completed in 2010 a master's degree in law at McGill University for which he was awarded the Aubrey-Senez Bursary. His master's project dealt with the incorporation of Norwich orders in Québec judicial law. Hugo also teaches the course on Priorities and Hypothecs at the École du Barreau du Québec.

Representative Work

  • Acted for Bell Canada in the restructuring proceedings of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. and various related entities under the CCAA.
  • Acted for the Business Development Bank of Canada in receivership proceedings for Atelier Ferland Inc.
  • Acted for the receiver of a mining company in connection with a sale of the debtors' assets in the context of proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
  • Acted for a client in the Industrial and manufacture industry in connection with its successful restructuring through a proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
  • Acted for a Pharmaceutical company in connection with the sale of its assets through a Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act Proposal and through Chapter 11 proceedings in the United States.
  • Acted for the trustee in connection to the bankruptcy of Les Automobiles Luc Fréchette & Fils inc.
  • Regularly Acted for the National Bank of Canada in various insolvency and restructuring files.

Publications & Presentations

Hugo is a regular contributor to articles and conferences about bankruptcy and insolvency law, civil proceedings and corporate commercial law.

  • Co-presenter with Olivier Tardif, "Conventions de tolérance : éléments de rédaction et enjeux juridiques," Financial Services Symposium, BLG, Montréal, November 8, 2017.
  • Co-Author, "Join the Party! An Overview of the Case Law on Representation Orders in Canadian Insolvency Proceedings", International Corporate Rescue, 2017.
  • Co-author (Marc-André Houle and Kevin Mailloux), "À la croisée des chemins : certains impacts du régime de la faillite et de l'insolvabilité en matière de divorce et de décès," Cours de perfectionnement du notariat 2016, Chambre des notaires du Québec / Éditions Yvon Blais, no 2, p. 291-315.
  • Speaker, 90th session of the Cours de perfectionnement du notariat.
  • Speaker, 2016 Annual Conference of the Conseil des syndics de faillite.