Andy finds a wide range of solutions for businesses that are growing, have hit a bump in the road, or are in distress. He has participated in a variety of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act engagements, including:

  • acting as a trustee for proposals
  • providing services as a trustee in bankruptcy
  • being a private and court-appointed receiver

Prior to joining Farber, Andy was the owner and president of a notable insolvency and restructuring firm. As an experienced licensed insolvency trustee, with entrepreneurial business experience, he provides practical and cost-effective solutions that benefit the businesses, their owners, and consumers.

Select client experience

  • helped save a local transportation company by settling its debts to creditors, including Canada Revenue Agency, through a formal proposal to creditors
  • provided services for the orderly wind up of a not-for-profit organization through a bankruptcy that saw the creditors receive close to 50 percent of their debts
  • dealt with an orderly wind up of a multiple location local farm retail store through a bankruptcy that resulted in most secured creditors being paid in full

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Areas of expertise


Education & qualifications

  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), Canada (1997)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, McMaster University (1988)

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (“CAIRP”) since 1996
  • Past board member of the Ontario Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals
  • Presenter at a number of CAIRP conferences and seminars
  • Regular speaker at the Knowledge Bureau Workshops for accountants and financial advisors
  • Participated in the Office of Superintendent of Bankruptcy’s review of Trustee’s relationships with Credit and Debt Counsellors
  • Participated in the Ontario Government’s review of Debt Settlement Companies that resulted in changes to legislation that saw these companies become regulated for the protection of consumers
  • Assisted the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy in its review of legislative changes to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act