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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In less than nine months, on July 1, 2017, persons affected by a contravention of Canada's anti-spam legislation will be able to invoke a private right of action to sue for compensation and potentially substantial statutory damages.
Gowling WLG
More than ever before, legal and marketing teams must work together to navigate a social media sphere that is littered with legal landmines.
Gowling WLG
On Oct. 3, 2016, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) provided notice of important amendments to the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards, which are effective immediately.
McCague Borlack LLP
The lawsuit arose as a result of a bachelor party on May 22, 2009, in Collingwood.
Cassels Brock
Under the consent agreement, Comwave is required to pay an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $300,000, and $60,000 towards the Bureau's costs of the investigation.
Gowling WLG
As brands increasingly turn to bloggers, vloggers and influencers to market their products, the line between unbiased third-party opinions and paid-for endorsements continues to fade.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Usage-based pricing plans provide consumers with a fixed amount of monthly data for a set price. Once you reach your data cap for the month, access to data either becomes restricted or extra fees are levied.
Gowling WLG
The rise of digital marketing and social media has provided a tremendous opportunity for businesses to engage consumers.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Effective October 1, 2016, amendments to the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards (the "Code") will come into effect, along with an Interpretation Guideline.
Miller Thomson LLP
Telecommunication technologies such as telephone, cable and internet services are evolving. Historically, most condominiums were wired for telephone service by Bell and cable service by Rogers.
McMillan LLP
The proliferation of the number of radiocommunication antennas and other radiocommunication systems in Canada in recent years in response to the growing demand of cellular radiocommunication network users has given rise to numerous conflicts.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Several recent cases suggest that the most likely group to take action against misleading advertising may no longer be regulators or competitors, but disgruntled consumers acting as a class.
Gowling WLG
It has happened to you. You clicked on the cutest video of tiny 4-year-olds jumping across 2-feet fences on horribly naughty ponies, and all of a sudden you went from content to what is barely discernible as an ad...
Aird & Berlis LLP
In May 2016, the Quebec National Assembly enacted section 12 of An Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speech of 26 March 2015, L.Q. 2016, c. 7...
Clark Wilson LLP
Promotional contests can be a great way to obtain brand exposure and generate consumer loyalty for the products and services of a business
Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG has advised fibre broadband provider Gigaclear on the terms of a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Miller Thomson LLP
Pok้mon Go is the latest gaming phenomenon that is taking the world by storm. Within one week of its launch, 65 million people had downloaded the game to their device. Android and iPhone users...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Today we will look at unsubscribe features.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
There also needs to be a link or an email address to which the recipient can send the unsubscribe request.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With the Rio Olympics well underway, Canadian brands need to be aware of the "do's and don'ts" of advertising and social media content involving the Olympics and Olympic athletes.
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
In the most recent enforcement decision relating to compliance with CASL, the CRTC has announced that Kellogg Canada has voluntarily entered into an undertaking respecting alleged non-compliance...
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Social media can be a wonderful platform to interact with customers. Amongst other things, it can promote positivity, as well as provide direct interaction with customer service.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Arbitrator Howe upheld the Union's grievance, but refused to order the TTC to shut down its Twitter account.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A major food manufacturer can be added to the list of companies that have entered into a voluntary undertaking to avoid enforcement proceedings under Canada's anti-spam legislation ("CASL").
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Court of Justice, the European Union's highest court, considers the situations when posting a link on the Internet can constitute copyright infringement.
Over the past number of years, Canadian businesses have been busy bringing themselves into compliance with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Kellogg's has agreed to pay $60,000 and undertook to ensure that it, and its third party email marketers, comply with Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Dismissals as a result of inappropriate messages having been posted by employees on social media have been increasing in recent years.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Telephone and Internet provider Comwave Networks Inc. of Toronto has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of $300,000 for false or misleading representations.
Schnurr Kirsh Schnurr Oelbaum Tator LLP
When meeting with a lawyer to discuss estate planning, most often the client will consider the dispositions of his/her real property, personal possessions, business interests, and other investments.
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