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Supreme Court of Canada sittings in Quebec City

  • September 01, 2022

The CBA appreciates the Supreme Court of Canada’s commitment to enhancing public appreciation of Canada’s law and democratic institutions in its upcoming sitting in Quebec City.

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

Bar Leaders’ Priorities for G7 Leaders Summit

  • June 16, 2022

The CBA outlines issues of importance for the legal profession at the 2022 G7 Summit.

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

Draft Information Bulletin on Transparency

  • May 20, 2022

The CBA is concerned with the increased discretion and reduced guidance and transparency in the Competition Bureau’s draft Information Bulletin on Transparency.

CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation and 8 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15, Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No 1: Competition Act amendments: (Senate of Canada)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Air & Space Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law and 9 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Bill C-19 — Part 5, Division 15, Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No 1: Competition Act amendments: (Letter to House of Commons)

  • May 18, 2022

The CBA says proposed amendments to the Competition Act do not belong in the Budget Implementation Act. The proposals require further study to ensure they improve the Competition Act and not create unintended consequences.

Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Insolvency Law and 5 more..., Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Pensions and Benefits Law, Taxation Law

Vaccination Protocol for the Federal Court

  • March 22, 2022

The CBA assesses considerations for whether the Federal Court should adopt a vaccination protocol.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Business Law and 15 more..., Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Taxation Law

National Security Review of Investments Regulations

  • March 11, 2022

The CBA recommends the creation of a voluntary filing mechanism and extending the delay for initial review period of certain investments under the National Security Review of Investments Regulations.

Business Law, CCCA, Civil Litigation and 9 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law

Potential amendments to the Competition Act

  • March 10, 2022

The CBA recommends the creation of a voluntary filing mechanism and extending the delay for initial review period of certain investments under the National Security Review of Investments Regulations.

Business Law, CCCA, Civil Litigation and 9 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Intellectual Property, International Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law

Patent and Trademark Agents – Mandatory Liability Insurance

  • September 15, 2021

The CBA agrees with mandatory liability insurance for members of the College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents, and recommends not duplicating insurance requirements for lawyers and law firms.

Insurance Law, Intellectual Property