February

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Report from the Past Chair

  • October 08, 2013

Family Law Section Past Chair Cori McGuire provides an overview of the Section’s activities from legislative reform activities to newsletters to the tax toolkit for family law lawyers.

Thomas Mathews of the University of Ottawa wins 2013 CBA James H. Bocking Memorial Award

  • October 01, 2013

Thomas Mathews, a graduate of the University of Ottawa's Juris Doctorate (National Program), is the winner of the 2013 Canadian Bar Association (CBA) James H. Bocking Memorial Award for his paper, “The Failing Firm Defence: Re-examining Canada’s Approach to Rescue Mergers in Light of the US and EU Experience.” The award is presented annually for the best scholarly paper submitted to the CBA’s National Competition Law Section on a subject directly related to Canadian competition law or policy.

CBA Annual Competition Law Fall Conference

  • September 30, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is holding its annual Competition Law Fall Conference at the Ottawa Convention Centre on October 3 and 4, 2013. On the agenda are sessions on the latest developments and issues in advertising and marketing, intellectual property, cartels, unilateral conduct, and the disclosure of confidential information in competition cases, among others.

4th Annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium

  • September 26, 2013

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) will hold its 4th Annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium at the Westin Hotel, Ottawa, on September 27 and 28, 2013. Sessions will focus on key developments in privacy law both internationally and provincially, including employee privacy, access rights and litigation, new health privacy legislation, the impact of new technologies on access to information, and social media privacy rights from birth past death.

DAS Canada sponsors Canadian Bar Association Access to Justice Initiative

  • September 03, 2013

Following the release of “Reaching equal justice: An invitation to envision and act” last week, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and DAS Canada, a leader in legal expense insurance, today announced a new partnership to better inform Canadians and the legal profession on the benefits of legal expense insurance (LEI).

New CBA report lays out map for reaching equal justice by 2030

  • August 18, 2013

A new report released by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) calls on the legal community, politicians and the public to become engaged and make a difference in redressing the imbalance in a world "thick in law but thin in legal resources."

CBA Legal Futures Initiative

  • August 16, 2013

In the years ahead, the legal industry in Canada will be facing a wave of fundamental changes. The development and adoption of new technologies has altered the way potential clients identify value and receive legal products and services.