About the OSB
Our mandate and areas of activity
The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) is responsible for supervising all estates and matters to which the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) applies, as well as certain matters under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). The OSB licenses and regulates the insolvency profession; supervises the administration of estates in bankruptcy, commercial reorganizations, consumer proposals and receiverships; maintains a public record of BIA and CCAA filings; records and investigates complaints from debtors and creditors regarding the insolvency process; and ensures compliance through maintenance and enforcement of the regulatory framework. OSB operates as a vote net revenue organization, with its costs recovered from the insolvency process.
Superintendent of Bankruptcy
Bill James (biography)
Deputy Superintendent, Operations and Corporate Services
Deputy Superintendent, Program Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Director General, Outreach Services
Director, Corporate Services
Regional Director, Western Region
Regional Director, Ontario Region
Regional Director, Eastern Region
Make an enquiry
Contact the OSB if you have questions about the insolvency process or about a specific insolvency file.
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