2021

Aujourdʼhui
Aujourdʼhui

OBA Releases Report on Lack of Diversity in Mediation and Arbitration in Ontario

  • 29 mars 2022

The Ontario Bar Association’s Working Group on Neutral Diversity has released a report examining diversity in alternative dispute resolution settings and proposing recommendations about how it can be improved in Ontario. Efforts to increase diversity in arbitration and mediation have been ongoing in other countries, but the issue has largely gone unaddressed in Ontario.

Innovator in Residence Program Taking Guesswork Out of Technology Decisions

  • 17 février 2022

Friedrich Blase Releases First Report on CiteRight Litigation Tool As the trusted source for legal innovation, the Ontario Bar Association knows how integrating technology can often be difficult for lawyers and even big law firms. That is why the OBA offers members and partner firms guidance and tools through its Innovator in Residence program.

Ontario Lawyers Lead the Way in Eliminating Systemic Racism

  • 19 janvier 2022

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA), a branch of the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario’s largest most diverse network of lawyers, is moving forward with an ambitious and achievable agenda to tackle inequality in the justice sector and beyond over the next 10 years.

MAG: Amendments to Ontario’s Contingency Fee Regulation

  • 17 décembre 2021

The Attorney General has filed an amending regulation to O. Reg. 563/20 -  Contingency Fee Agreements made under the Solicitors Act. These changes come into force on January 1, 2022 and are intended to provide clarity and flexibility for lawyers serving clients with contingency fee agreements.

OBA Highlights Importance of Wills

  • 01 novembre 2021

Lawyers Lead Free Public Information Sessions During Make A Will Month Everyone needs a properly drafted will. This month, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and its members will be promoting the importance of wills as they mark Make A Will Month with free virtual legal information sessions in every region of the province.