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Guy P. Martel
1155 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Suite 4100, Montréal, QC H3B 3V2, Canada
Direct: (514) 397-3163
Fax: (514) 397-3493
Guy P. Martel is a partner in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott. He specializes in the area of banking and
restructuring. He has actively participated in the representation of lenders, borrowers and investors in Canadian, crossborder or foreign matters.
Mr. Martel often acts as legal advisor for lending institutions and companies that specialize in the restructuring and sale of
financially troubled businesses.
Mr. Martel is included in the following recent publications:
International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2017 as a
rising star in restructuring and insolvency.
Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Restructuring/Insolvency.
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 for his expertise in insolvency and financial restructuring.
The 2017 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in Insolvency & Financial
Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Rising Stars 2016 in insolvency and restructuring.
The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of
insolvency and financial restructuring.
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading practitioner "consistently recommended" in the insolvency
and financial restructuring sector.
Lexpert Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, June 2016.
Legal Media Group's Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms 2016.
Chambers Global's 2016 Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business as an up and coming lawyer in
restructuring and insolvency.
The 2014 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, as one of 41
"Canadian Litigation Lawyers to Watch" in Canada.
Recognized as a leading lawyer in Lexpert’s Special Edition on Insolvency and Restructuring, November 2012.
Benchmark Litigation’s Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, 2012 edition, as a future
litigation star in Quebec.
Mr. Martel was recognized in the 2013 "Rising Stars" edition of Lexpert as one of the "Leading Lawyers Under 40" in
Mr. Martel is a member of the Executive Committee of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency section of the Canadian Bar
Association, of the Turnaround Management Association, of the American Bankruptcy Institute, of the Insolvency Institute
of Canada (IIC) and of INSOL International. He is also the chair of the office’s Premises Committee.
Publications & Conferences
Co-author of the article "Canada v. Callidus Capital Corp.: GST/HST Deemed Trust Is Rendered Ineffective Against
Secured Creditors Post-Bankruptcy/ 419", Banking & Finance Law Review, April 2016.
Co-author, "Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Directors’ Dilemma", Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada,
Vol. 4, 2015.
Co-author, "Unstoppable Force Meets Immovable Object: The Supposed Clash Between Environmental Law and
Insolvency Law after Abitibibowater", Journal of Insolvency in Canada, [2012 J.I.I.C.].
"Chapitre 15 et coopération judiciaire internationale : Développements récents en matières d’insolvabilité
transfrontalière aux États-Unis", Service de la formation continue du Barreau du Québec, Volume 321, 2010.
"Coopération judiciaire et insolvabilité transfrontalière : un nouveau cadre législatif", La Revue Barreau du Québec,
Spring 2009 - Tome 68.
"Liquidations en vertu des lois sur les sociétés par actions", Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Division, Montréal,
Panelist, "Natural Resources Insolvencies: Howers of Wood, Drainer of Water, Converters of Debt", Insolvency
Institute of Canada Annual Conference, September 2015.
"Les réclamations environnementales dans le cadre d’une restructuration sous la LACC ou LFI", Conference hosted
by the National Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section of the Canadian Bar Association, January 2012.
"La transposition de la loi type dans l’ordre juridique américain", Conference on international bankuptcy hosted by the
Continuing Education Service of the Quebec Bar, May 2010.
"How to Chase the Bad Guys? Do White Collars Wear Ankle Bracelets?", Third Annual Canadian Conference hosted
by the National Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section of the Canadian Bar Association, September 2007.
"Bilan jurisprudentiel", Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Division, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section, April 2006.
"Les aspects environnementaux dans un contexte d’insolvabilité : ce que le syndic doit faire pour éviter d’engager sa
responsabilité", 4th Advanced Conference, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Canadian Institute, September 2004.
"Les relations de travail dans un contexte de faillite et d’insolvabilité", conference hosted by the National Bankruptcy
and Insolvency Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL), Belgium, (Études de droit de l’Union européenne, 1997) and University
of Ottawa, (LL.L., cum laude, 1997).