Robin Schwill is a partner in the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice. Robin provides advice regarding corporate turnarounds, work-outs and restructurings; distressed asset sales and acquisitions; debtor-in-possession financings; secured and unsecured creditor rights enforcement; and all facets of Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proceedings. He has also been involved with a number of private merger and acquisition transactions and a variety of secured lending matters. Robin has gained a broad and deep perspective in such engagements by having represented players from every angle, including: debtors, boards, purchasers, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, private and court-appointed receivers, interim receivers, monitors and trustees in bankruptcy.
Robin is an expert on financial statement disclosure and transparency issues, having been an award-winning lecturer on this topic for over 15 years in the MBA program at York University's Schulich School of Business. He currently continues to lecture on this topic for the Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University.
Robin has lectured on bankruptcy, insolvency and secured transaction matters of various Professional Development Programs of Osgoode Hall Law School. Robin has also been a lecturer in finance and commercial law courses for the Credit Institute of Canada. He has also made a number of presentations on bankruptcy, insolvency and secured transaction matters for various programs sponsored by the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations.
Robin has been interviewed numerous times on financial accounting issues for ROB/TV (now BNN), CanadaAM, The Globe & Mail and Radio Canada International.