Demystifying Bankruptcy Fears Amidst The Pandemic

Course Price: $75.00

Number of PD hours: 1.0

Online - Recorded - Available


The pandemic has had a tremendous financial impact on many of our clients, necessitating them to look for ways to avoid personal bankruptcy. Some were already feeling overwhelmed by debt before the pandemic hit, and now, these same people as well as others are very worried and are looking for answers.

In this webinar, I will review the types of financial problems people faced before the pandemic and the additional issues that have now emerged that are pushing many to the brink of bankruptcy due to their reduced or complete loss of cash flow.  

I  will review the information I have been sharing with clients, answering questions about bankruptcy, and dispelling beliefs and information wrongly disseminated about the bankruptcy process as well as possible solutions, such as  filing a consumer proposal.

I look forward to sharing  my 25 years of frontline experience helping those heavily weighed down in debt, and more recently in helping those who are trying to navigate the financial effects of the pandemic and hoping to restore  a positive financial outlook. 

Instructor

Howard Landau CIRP, LIT, MBA

Howard Landau, CIRP (Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Practitioner), LIT ( Licensed Insolvency Trustee), MBA (Schulich – York University- 1989), BA McGill University (1986), specializes in consumer insolvency work.

Howard has been a licensed trustee since 1996, which he obtained after spending five years with the Office of the Superintendent in Bankruptcy, the federal regulator of the bankruptcy and insolvency process.

Before becoming the co-founder of the consumer debt solution practice of Dodick Landau Inc. in June 2014, Howard spent twelve years as a trustee including seven years  as a partner at Killen Landau & Associates Ltd. where his primary focus was consumer debtor work in both Scarborough and the Greater Toronto Area.

Howard considers himself an expert in dealing with personal income tax debt and other CRA debt that individuals are faced with. He has also spent considerable time in Bankruptcy Court dealing with matters involving CRA, and other major lenders.  He has done numerous seminars both in person and online for different industry groups including mortgage brokers, paralegals and tax accountants.

Howard meets regularly with debtors seeking relief from debt and offers them the best advice needed to solve their debt problems.

“I’ve met with literally thousands of debtors over the years,” Howard notes, “and I have always enjoyed comparing the look on our customers’ faces when they first come to see us, with the absolutely-relieved look they have after hearing what they needed to hear from us to solve their debt problems”.

In addition to being a debt solution expert, Howard is a proud husband and father of two young children, and spends as much time as he can with his family when not playing hockey, reading French books or playing guitar, his other passions in life.

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