Provincial Government

OBA Submission to the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario regarding the Proposed Information (“IT”) Risk Management Guidance

  • April 13, 2023

The Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide this proactive submission to the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (“FSRA”) on the Proposed Information Technology “IT” Risk Management Guidance (“Guidance”).

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Provincial Government

OBA Submission on the Proposed Amendment to Ontario Regulation 422/17 (General), a Minister’s Regulation made under the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 relating to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

  • October 20, 2022

OINP offers a pathway towards permanent residence for foreign workers that have the professional and/or educational skills needed to succeed in, and contribute to, Ontario’s labour market. We offer the following comments based on our members’ knowledge of the applicable legal principles and practical experience. These comments are intended to improve fairness in the program, add clarity and consistency, as well as ensure that the program can be implemented in a manner that minimizes uncertainty.

Citizenship and Immigration Law

OBA's Neutral Diversity Report

  • March 29, 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.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Law Society of Ontario

OBA Submission to the Law Society of Ontario re: Mandatory Minimum Compensation for Experiential Training for Lawyer Licensing Candidates

  • March 15, 2022

The OBA provided this submission to the Law Society of Ontario regarding mandatory minimum compensation for experiential training for lawyer licensing candidates

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