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Editor: Matthew Gardner


Remote Access to Your Teraview Account

  • June 21, 2012
  • Caterina Galati

I practice real estate. I have a transaction closing at the end of the week, but I am scheduled to be out of the office on that day. Although I have signed the documents for completeness, I am concerned that changes might be made to the documents on the closing date requiring me to re-sign them...

The Law Society e-Bulletin Resources

  • June 21, 2012
  • The Law Society e-Bulletin Resources

The Law Society e-Bulletin Resources for Lawyers is an electronic newsletter designed to provide lawyers with need-to-know and timely information about the Law Society's products, resources and services.

Notice from Teranet: Closure

  • December 13, 2011
  • Lawrence Franco

After careful consideration, Teranet has decided to decommission the Closure service.

Up, Up & Away (and still be able to close)

  • December 13, 2011
  • Jeffrey Schwartz

Scenario 1 Ok, so it’s Friday at 2PM, it’s a long weekend pending and you are looking forward to a) going to the cottage, b) sending the long weekend relaxing, c) going out of town to visit with family or friends. You have just signed your last E-Reg Transfer for completeness...

Electronic Real Estate Transactions

  • December 13, 2011
  • John Gregory

Much of the legal status of electronic communications in Canada (and elsewhere) rests on legislation based on the United Nations Model Law on Electronic Commerce of 1996. The Model Law's main Canadian implementation has been through the Uniform Electronic Commerce Act, adopted in 1999.

Next Generation Teraview (NGTV) Consultation Subcommittee

  • December 13, 2011

Teraview is entering its next phase and we at the OBA are determined to make our issues known. Please contact any member of the Next Generation Teraview (NGTV) Consultation Subcommittee if you have anything to contribute: 

Message from Chair

  • December 13, 2011
  • Donald Thomson

I have now completed my first term as chair of the OBA Real Property Section. The accomplishments of our executive during my first term would have been impossible without the support of the entire Real Property Executive. I also wish to extend my personal thanks to Peter Guennel...

Message from the Editor

  • December 13, 2011
  • Raymond H. Mikkola

Hello and welcome to the December 2011 edition of The Abstract Page! There are a number of matters of interest to real estate lawyers in this edition.

Message From the Chair

  • February 22, 2011
  • Don Thomson

I am privileged to be the Chair for the 2010-2011 term of the Real Property Section Executive of the Ontario Bar Association.