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Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On December 30th, 2015, the Canadian Competition Bureau, which is responsible for administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, announced that Telus Communications Inc., one of Canada's "Big Three" wireless carriers, had entered into a consent agreement with the Competition Bureau for alleged misleading advertising in relation to "premium text messaging services".
Lawson Lundell LLP
On January 25, 2016, Mogo Finance Technology Inc., Canada's leading digital financial brand, announced a strategic Marketing Collaboration Agreement with Postmedia Network Inc.
Aird & Berlis LLP
In one of the CRTC's Let's Talk TV policy rulings, the CRTC determined to take a "big picture" view of the infrastructure of government support and private investment in the Canadian broadcasting sector.
Aird & Berlis LLP
It was with much fanfare in the Fall of 2013 that Rogers scooped the NHL's Canadian national broadcast rights from Bell Media, for the tidy sum of $5.2 billion over 12 years (starting in the 2014-15 NHL season).
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Both in the U.S. and in Canada, advertising of prescription pharmaceutical products is highly regulated and can raise various challenges, which are heightened in the context of social media.
Field LLP
The Google and Equustek Saga has garnered attention across Canada and even among US commentators (something rare for Canadian decisions).
Torkin Manes LLP
To many, the dawn of a new year brings energy and a desire to take on new tasks and commitments.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The third strategic pillar of increasing the access of technology companies to markets is an important forward-looking step towards sustainability.
Paul Lee, DTTL TMT Head of Research and Duncan Stewart, Director Deloitte Canada TMT Industry Research, discuss the Gigabit Internet prediction.
Paul Lee, DTTL TMT Head of Research and Duncan Stewart, Director Deloitte Canada TMT Industry Research, discuss the mobile ad-blockers prediction.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
It can be difficult to control the graphic presentation of a brand since many different parts of an organization may be involved.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On the "deja vu all over again" front, recent developments relating to online television content in Canada have stirred up memories of the good old days of "grey market" and "black market" satellite dishes.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
While retailers are liable for the accuracy of the prices they advertise, there have been instances in which Québec courts have allowed retailers to successfully allege a pricing error.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
For those who are managing and implementing activity-based promotions, requiring participants to sign waivers or releases in order to manage the risks inherent in the activities is important.
Stewart McKelvey
Nova Scotia's Cyber-safety Act is no more, after a successful Charter challenge to the legislation.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Competition Bureau has resolved its first public enforcement action alleging that a marketer engaged in astroturfing.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced that it has executed an inspection warrant to enter and inspect an unidentified property in Brampton...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The company under investigation is alleged to be making unauthorized calls to numbers registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) for the purpose of selling anti-virus software.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
When developing a new website, entrepreneurs and technologists usually focus on the following kinds of questions.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This video is an introduction to the Internet of Things and provides some insight on the legal aspects related to the use of this technology.
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Miller Thomson LLP
In a recent arbitration decision, Centre de la petite enfance Allô mon ami c. Le Syndicat de la Nouvelle Union (CSQ), 2015 QCTA 749, the question was once again tackled.
McMillan LLP
As of July 1, 2015, Ontario's Electronic Commerce Act ("Act") permits agreements of purchase and sale and other documents that create or transfer an interest in land ("Agreements") to be signed electronically, and to satisfy the requirements of the Statute of Frauds.
Torkin Manes LLP
What steps should family law lawyers be taking and what advice should they be giving to their clients to address the growing regularity of online evidence admitted and considered in court proceedings?
Clark Wilson LLP
Accessing the digital assets of a deceased love one is more difficult than people might expect, explains Richard Weiland in CBC's radio program On the Coast.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced the execution of another warrant under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), this time at two locations in the Niagara region of Ontario.
Field LLP
New York artist Maya Hayuk was approached by an advertising agency working for Starbucks, to see if she would assist them with a proposed advertising campaign.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With 2016 upon us, boards are likely to reflect on the organizational challenges they expect to face in the coming year, and to develop effective strategies to tackle these challenges.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Issuers in Canada seeking financing on a prospectus exempt basis now have an additional means of raising capital.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Privacy and data security are key concerns in the Internet of Things (IoT). It is important to incorporate appropriate privacy and security controls into your IoT device at the development stage...
Dentons (Canada)
On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Ontario Court of Justice released reasons in R. v. Elliott, 2016 ONCJ 35.
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