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Welcome to Prime Minister

  • November 04, 2015

The CBA extends congratulations to the Prime Minister and looks forward to working with the new government to convey the perspective of the legal profession on issues of mutual interest.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Well-Being, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum, Child and Youth Law

Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act Implementation Tools

  • September 22, 2015

The CBA responds to Natural Resources Canada consultation urging harmonization in the reporting requirements for extractive entities while requesting clarification on the application and definitions of the act.

Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 4 more..., Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law

Income Tax Act — 2015 Federal Budget — Amendments to Section 55

  • May 27, 2015

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Tax Committee voices concerns with proposals to amend Income Tax Act s. 55 that may inadvertently affect routine, every day cash movements within Canadian corporate groups. They propose a better solution.

Business Law, Taxation Law

Income Tax Act— 2015 Federal Budget - Synthetic Equity Arrangements

  • May 26, 2015

Budget 2015 expands the definition of a dividend rental arrangement to include a synthetic equity arrangement. The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Tax Committee says where this may lead to inappropriate consequences.

Business Law, Taxation Law

Government of Canada (Public Works) Integrity Framework

  • April 09, 2015

The CBA Anti-Corruption Team comments on the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada's (PWGSC) Integrity Framework calling for a review of the manner in which organizations are debarred from contracting with the federal government.

Business Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Competition Law and 3 more..., Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, International Law

Bill C-43, Part 4, Division 28 — Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act

  • November 21, 2014

The CBA supports efforts to raise global standards for transparency in the extractive sector, however, urges harmonization of the reporting requirements with the Unites States and European Union regimes.

Business Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law and 3 more..., Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, International Law