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Alex MacFarlane is a partner at BLG and National Co-Chair of the Insolvency and Restructuring Group. He specializes in cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, including financial institutional insolvencies. He routinely acts for debtor corporations, financial institutions, creditors’ committees, court appointed liquidators, receivers and monitors, and trustees in bankruptcy. Most recently, Alex has acted as counsel in various CCAA proceedings including: counsel to the U.S. Creditors Committee in the Canadian recognition proceedings of GNC Holdings Corp. et al., counsel to Ernst & Young Inc., as monitor, in the PharmHouse Inc. proceedings, counsel to MNP Ltd., as monitor, in the Tribalscale proceedings, counsel to Stabilis Capital as DIP Lender in the AgMedica Bioscience Inc., proceedings and counsel to NBCUniversal Media, LLC/Universal City Development Partners, Ltd in the Cirque du Soleil et al., proceedings.


Called in the provinces of Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, the TMA, ABI, INSOL and the Risk Management Association.