Simina Ionescu-Mocanu

Practice Focus

  • Banking and Finance
    • Syndicated and bilateral financings for chartered banks, financial companies and borrowers
    • Secured and unsecured financings
    • Domestic and cross-border financings

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws (with Distinction), 2008
  • University of Alberta, Undergraduate studies in Criminology, 2002-2005

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2009

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association Insolvency Sub-Section (2010 – spring 2015)
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Presentations

  • Presenter, Opinions and Forbearance Agreements,BD&P Banking Seminar, Current Issues for Junior Bankers: a Four-Part Seminar Series, March 22, 2016
  • Presenter, Security Concepts Under the Alberta PPSA, BD&P Banking Seminar, Current Issues for Junior Bankers: a Four-Part Seminar Series, March 17, 2016
  • Presenter, Working With External Counsel - What Should You Consider?, BD&P Banking Seminar, Current Issues for Junior Bankers: a Four-Part Seminar Series, March 15, 2016
  • Presenter, Borrowing Base Reviews and Financial Covenants: What it all Means and What Happens if You Don't Make the Cut? Canadian Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Sub-Section Meeting, Nov. 19, 2015
  • Co-Presenter (with Bruce Edgelow, ATB Financial), Borrowing Base Reviews and Financial Covenants: What it all Means and What Happens if You Don't Make the Cut? Canadian Bar Association, Natural Resources Sub-Section Meeting, Oct. 14, 2015
  • Panel Member, Mitigating Directors' Exposure for Personal Environmental Liability, BD&P Client Seminar, Feb.11, 2014
  • Co-Presenter (with Carole Hunter), Supreme Court of Canada decision on Newfoundland and Labrador v. AbitibiBowater Inc. et al., Canadian Bar Association, Insolvency Sub-Section Meeting, Oct. 15, 2013
  • Co-Presenter (with Carole Hunter), Supreme Court of Canada decision on Newfoundland and Labrador v. AbitibiBowater Inc. et al., Canadian Bar Association, Business Sub-Section Meeting, Sept. 19, 2013

Firm & Professional Involvement

  • Member, Student Recruiting Committee, BD&P
  • Substitute Lecturer (Financing and Priority of Creditors), Business Law Course, University of Calgary Faculty of Continuing Education, Winter Semester, 2014 to present