Submissions and Legislative Updates


Revitalizing Forfeited Corporate Property

  • January 31, 2013

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide input - from lawyers who are experts in the relevant fields - on the Ministry of Infrastructure’s (the “Ministry”) proposed framework for revitalizing forfeited corporate property (the “Framework”).

Business Law, Environmental Law, Real Property Law

CSA Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions

  • February 29, 2012

This submission is made by the Business Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association (the “OBA”) in response to the request for comments published on November 11, 2011 (the “Request for Comments”) with respect to the Consultation Notice.

Business Law

Perfecting Security Interests in Cash Collateral

  • February 06, 2012

The OBA appreciates the opportunity to provide advice to the Government on reforming the law of cash collateral, an important initiative that we believe will both reduce costs for government and further Ontario’s Open for Business and Open Ontario initiatives.

Business Law

OBCA Amendments

  • November 01, 2011

In anticipation that there may be future opportunities to make changes to the OBCA, the OBCR and the OBCA Forms Regulation, we set out below a comprehensive list.

Business Law

Provincial Government

Addressing Issues in the PPSA

  • April 28, 2006

The OBA made recommendations to amend the PPSA to update the PPSA and make it more consistent with other Canadian Statutes.

Business Law