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.

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Comments on Independent Street Checks Review

  • June 07, 2018

The OBA appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback to Justice Michael H. Tulloch, the Independent Reviewer of Ontario’s street checks regulation, O. Reg. 58/16.

Aboriginal Law, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Criminal Justice and 2 more..., Privacy Law, Child and Youth Law

Law Society of Ontario

Contingency Fee Reforms Consultation, Winter 2018

  • March 23, 2018

The OBA provides comments to the Law Society of Ontario in response to a Call for Comment on Contingency Fee Reform in February 2018.

Civil Litigation, Insurance Law

Provincial Government

Land Transfer Tax Act record-keeping obligations

  • March 23, 2018

The OBA writes to the Ministry of Finance ("MOF") seeking clarification on the record-keeping regime MOF has implemented as part of the recent changes to the Land Transfer Tax / Non-Resident Speculation Tax (LTT/NRST) regime in Ontario.

Real Property Law

Provincial Government

Limited Partnerships Act

  • March 14, 2018

The Ontario Bar Association has prepared recommendations to implement reforms to the Limited Partnerships Act, necessary to modernize limited partnership law in the Province and assist in not losing business in this area to other jurisdictions.

Business Law