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Senator Yoine J. Goldstein, Ad.E, LL.D.

Legal Consultant

Current Position

McMillan LLC
1000 Sherbrooke Street W
Suite 2700
Montreal, QB H3A 3G4

Tel: 514-987-5027
Fax: 514-987-1213

Class: XI (2000)Circuit: International


McGill University, B.A. (1955); BCL (1958)
University of Lyon (Institut de droit comparé), Master of Law's equivalent (1959); Docteur de l'Université de Lyon (1961)

Professional Career

Legal Consultant, McMillan LLC
Senator, Parliament of Canada (2005-09)


Insolvency Institute of Canada: Founding Director (1990-); Fellow (2002-)
American College of Trial Lawyers (1989-)
International Insolvency Institute, Founding Member
Quebec Bar (1961-)
Turnaround Management Association (1992-)


"The Impact of the Civil Law on Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice in Quebec," 1999 McGill, Meredith Lectures Series, De Boo
"Eaton's Saga Highlights the Plight of the Unpaid Vendor," 18 Legal Alert 57(3) 1999 Author
"Increased Liability for Directors or Related Corporations," 17 Legal Alert 41(3) 1999 Author
"Québec Court of Appeal Says Trustee in Bankruptcy Cannot Waive Privilege," 17 Legal Alert 41(3) 1998 Author
"Olympia & York: Navigating Uncharted Waters," Case Studies in Recent Canadian Insolvency Reorganizations, eds. Jacob S. Ziegel and David E. Baird, Scarborough, Ontario, Carswell, p. 151-179 1998 Co-author (with Mark E. Meland)
"BIA Amendments Increased Compensation for Landlords," 16 Legal Alert 57-60 1997 Author
"Superintendent's Levy May Be Payable on Proceeds of Realization," 15 Legal Alert 89-91 1997 Author
"Amendments to Bankruptcy Legislation Introduced in House of Commons," 14 Legal Alert 73, 75 1996 Author
"Lawyers May Be Liable for Non-disclosure of Client Insolvency," 13 Legal Alert 89-90 1995 Author
"Trans-Border Insolvencies: An Emerging Consensus," Cross-Border Transactions, Meredith Memorial Lectures, 1993 Series, Cowanswille, Les Éditions Yvon Blais Inc., p. 161-191 1994
"Trans-border Insolvencies: An Emerging Consensus," 1994 McGill, Meredith Lectures Series
"La Loi sur les arrangements avec les créanciers des compagnies: un outil utile pour éviter la faillite," Droit commercial - Avenues nouvelles, Cowansville, Les Éditions Yvon Blais Inc., p. 177-194 1988
"Case annotation: Atomic Slipper Co. v. Banque Nationale du Can.," 70 Canadian Bankruptcy Reports 1 (Que. C.A.), p. 3-4 1988 Author


Lord Reading Law Society, Human Rights Award, (1992)
Lord Reading Law Society, Service Award, (1998)
Bar of Quebec, Order of Merit (2001)
Bar of Quebec, Advocatus Emeritus (2007)