Submissions

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Provincial Government

Expanding the Availability of Electronic Beneficiary Designations

  • February 04, 2019

The OBA welcomes the move to expressly permit the use of electronic beneficiary designations for plans governed by the Pension Benefits Act, and encourages it to expressly expand its availability to plans covered by the Succession Law Reform Act.

Elder Law, Trusts and Estates Law

Provincial Government

2018 Legislative Review of the MBLAA

  • January 15, 2019

The OBA is pleased to provide the following comments in respect of the 5-year review of the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006.

Real Property Law

Provincial Government

FSRA Rule 2019-001: Assessments and Fees

  • January 07, 2019

The OBA is pleased to respond to the FSRA's consultation on a new assessment and fee rule to obtain funding from the financial services sectors it regulates.

Pensions and Benefits Law

Provincial Government

Education in Ontario

  • December 17, 2018

The OBA responds to the government’s consultation on Education in Ontario, focusing on proposed changes to the Physical and Health Education Curriculum, and a proposed Parents' Bill of Rights.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Education Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law

Law Society of Ontario

Comments on the LSO's Options for Lawyer Licensing

  • October 31, 2018

The OBA has responded to the LSO's Dialogue on Licensing (2018) consultation paper. The submission was prepared by the OBA Special Committee on Licensing with the input of the OBA Provincial Council.

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Law Society of Ontario

Law Society of Ontario Governance Task Force Call for Comment: Options for Enhanced Governance

  • October 19, 2018

The OBA responds to the LSO's consultation on Governance, relating to the size and composition of Convocation, other considerations that will to enhance governance effectiveness, as well as the terms, term limits and terminology proposed.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and 49 more..., Air and Space Law, Animal Law, Insolvency Law, Business Law, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Charity and Not-For-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Class Actions, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association - Ontario Chapter, Criminal Justice, Child and Youth Law, E-Discovery Sub-Committee, Education Law, Elder Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Women Lawyers Forum, Franchise Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Groupe Francophone, Health Law, Citizenship and Immigration Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Intellectual Prop, Judges Forum, Labour and Employment Law, Legal Prof Assistance, Law Practice Management, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law, Pensions and Benefits Law, Privacy Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property Law, Sales / Commodity, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law, Student Forum, Taxation Law, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law, Trusts and Estates Law, Workers' Compensation, Young Lawyers' Division