Submissions to Government

Our Submissions to Government are open to the public. They are presented here in a non-accessible PDF format. If you would like to receive an accessible web version, please contact us by email.

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COVID-19 – Remote Signatures

  • March 23, 2020

Due to COVID-19 social distancing, the CBA asks the CRA to accept digital or facsimile signatures in the same manner as a wet signature.

Business Law, CCCA, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 3 more..., Public Sector, Real Property Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-5 — Judges Act and Criminal Code amendments

  • March 20, 2020

The CBA says that Bill C-5, requiring federal judges to take sexual assault training, is unnecessary, omits provincial and territorial judges who deal with most related cases, and could erode judicial independence.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Criminal Justice

Access Equals Delivery Model for Prospectuses and Other Documents

  • March 01, 2020

The CBA comments on a proposed "access equals delivery" model in the securities market to change the delivery of prospectuses and other documents by alerting investors that documents are publicly available online.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 6 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, International Law, Taxation Law

Draft 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines

  • February 24, 2020

The CBA comments on proposed guidelines on analytical techniques, practices and enforcement policy when the US DOJ and Federal Trade Commission review vertical mergers and acquisitions.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 6 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Taxation Law

Ethical Principles for Judges

  • February 13, 2020

The CBA recommends that the Ethical Principles for Judges be a code of conduct with clear, consistent and directive language to give meaningful guidance to judges and enhance public understanding and confidence in judicial ethics.

Judges Forum