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Improving Canada's Anti Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

  • August 16, 2023

The CBA comments on how to improve Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime, emphasizing the protection of solicitor-client privilege.

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Income Tax Act — Impact of CAE Case

  • August 11, 2023

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee recommends excluding unconditionally repayable loans from being “government assistance” for appropriate tax purposes.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 7 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Constitutional & Human Rights, Intellectual Property, International Law, Maritime Law, Real Property Law, Taxation Law

Welcome Letter to Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada:

  • August 03, 2023

The CBA welcomes the new Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and sets out mutual priorities.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 42 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, International Law, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Valuation for Duty Regulations

  • June 23, 2023

The CBA comments on proposed changes to the Valuation for Duty Regulations.

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 9 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Taxation Law

Consultation on the Future of Competition Policy in Canada

  • June 22, 2023

The CBA gives its perspective on the Competition Bureau’s recommendations to shape the future of the Competition Act and competition policy in Canada.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 12 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Appointment of an Associate Chief Judge for the Superior Court of Québec

  • June 15, 2023

(Available in French only) The CBA underscores the urgency of filling the position of Associate Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 44 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, International Law, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Assurances et Lit. Civils, Télécom., Info. et Prop. Int.

Bill C-42 — Canada Business Corporations Act Amendments (Beneficial Ownership Registry)

  • June 08, 2023

The CBA expresses privacy concerns in full public access to a beneficial ownership registry.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 15 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law

Judicial Vacancies

  • May 24, 2023

The CBA voices serious concerns about the current state of judicial vacancies in federally appointed courts.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 42 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Child and Youth 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, International Law, 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, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers

Bill C-47 – Improving the Economic Sanctions Regime

  • May 12, 2023

The CBA suggests improvements to proposed amendments to Canada’s economic sanctions regime in the Special Economic Measures Act and Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law).

Administrative Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 18 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law

Bill C-47 – Improving the Economic Sanctions Regime

  • May 12, 2023

The CBA suggests improvements to proposed amendments to Canada’s economic sanctions regime in the Special Economic Measures Act and Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law).

Aboriginal Law, Air & Space Law, Business Law and 18 more..., CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Municipal Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law