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Investment Canada Act Study — COVID-19 Implications

  • June 16, 2020

The CBA comments on COVID-19's impact on the Investment Canada Act, namely the government's ability to adjust the national security regime and net benefit review thresholds.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 7 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Taxation Law

COVID-19

  • June 11, 2020

The Joint Canadian Bar Association/Canadian Professional Accountants of Canada Taxation Committee comments on CRA's Guidance on International Income Tax Issues raised by the COVID-19.

Business Law, CCCA, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade and 2 more..., International Law, Taxation Law

COVID-19 and Irregular Asylum Seekers

  • May 15, 2020

The CBA urges the federal government to reverse its policy of returning refugee claimants who enter Canada from the US irregularly.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Health Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law

COVID-19 – Impediments to Justice Canada Proceeding before the Federal Court

  • May 06, 2020

The CBA addresses technological challenges faced by Justice Canada in operating remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 22 more..., Insolvency Law, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts

COVID-19 — Urgent Competition Act Amendments

  • April 09, 2020

The CBA urges the government to amend the Competition Act to allow certain mergers and agreements between competitors to address supply concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Air & Space Law, Business Law, CCCA and 8 more..., Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Insolvency Law, International Law, Privacy and Access, Taxation Law

COVID-19 — Temporary Border Agreement on Asylum Seekers

  • April 08, 2020

(Disponible uniquement en anglais) L’ABC exhorte le gouvernement à revenir sur sa politique temporaire qui refuse l’entrée au Canada aux demandeurs d’asile qui traversent la frontière des États-Unis à des points d’entrée non officiels.

Constitutional & Human Rights, Health Law, Immigration Law and 1 more..., International Law

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

Welcome to Minister of International Development

  • January 06, 2020

The CBA welcomes the new Minister of International Development, and looks forward to continued work with the government on global access to justice and rule of law programming.

International Law, Young Lawyers