Submissions 2021

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Provincial Government

Superintendent’s Ability to Defer Approval for Annuity Purchases

  • September 08, 2017

The OBA's Pension and Benefits Law section provides comments on the Ministry of Finance consultation regarding Superintendent consent for annuity purchases on wind-up & extended allocation of payments from the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund.

Pensions and Benefits Law

Provincial Government

Facilitating the Payment and Administration of the Land Transfer Tax

  • September 08, 2017

The OBA Taxation section and the CBA/Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Joint Committee on Taxation prepared submissions on “Facilitating the Payment and Administration of the Land Transfer Tax under Section 3 of the Land Transfer Tax Act.”

Taxation Law

Provincial Government

Bill 142 - Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017

  • August 15, 2017

This submission provides comments to the Ministry of the Attorney General regarding Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017. Focusing on new prompt payment and adjudication measures, it covers definitions, holdbacks and other matters.

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Construction and Infrastructure Law and 2 more..., Insolvency Law, Real Property Law

Provincial Government

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

  • July 21, 2017

The OBA prepared a submission on Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, for the Legislative Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, providing recommendations where additional legislative clarity is warranted.

Labour and Employment Law

Provincial Government

OBA Letter to CJ Smith re Authorities in Civil Proceedings

  • July 17, 2017

The OBA recommends several changes that the Courts of Ontario can adopt by way of practice direction regarding books of authorities that will reduce costs of litigation, reduce waste/environmental impact, and streamline service/filing.

Civil Litigation, Class Actions, Insurance Law