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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Competition Bureau has released the first issue of its Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest (formerly the Misleading Advertising Bulletin).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Competition Bureau has published the Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest to assist in promoting a better understanding of the relevant provisions of the Competition Act...
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 10, 2015, the Canadian Competition Bureau launched its new Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest on a pilot basis.
Minden Gross LLP
An interesting legal battle has been started up by StubHub, the secondary ticket marketplace for live events owned by eBay, against Ticketmaster and the NBA Champion, Golden State Warriors.
Stewart McKelvey
The ASA considered that the model's pose and the lighting drew particular focus to her prominent visible ribcage and to her legs, where, the ASA observed, her thighs and knees appeared to be of a similar width.
Torkin Manes LLP
There is nothing like the feeling of satisfaction, coupled with equal parts of relief, when a technology deal finally closes.
Goodmans LLP
The 2015 Ontario Budget introduced changes to reduce the OPSTC and OCASE tax credit rates for expenditures incurred after April 23, 2015.
Goodmans LLP
The 2015 Ontario budget reduced the rates of the OPSTC from 25% to 21.5% and the OCASE from 20% to 18% and the rate cuts were immediately effective as of the budget date.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP has become a member of Advertising Standards Canada, the self-regulatory body that ensures the integrity and viability of advertising in Canada.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Bill C-290 is a private member's bill which would alter the Canadian Criminal Code to allow for provincial lottery corporations to offer single-game sports betting.
Lerners
Cell phones are the new cameras. Almost 75% of Canadians own a cell phone.
Stewart McKelvey
In the past few years, Nova Scotia has fostered the development of video game and interactive media companies by offering a competitive digital media tax credit.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Below is an excerpt from John McKeown's May 2015 Mailer where he discusses misleading advertising and more.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
We continue our review of interesting and unique legal tech issues. Here are some recent developments we are watching.
Goodmans LLP
Under the Budget, the OPSTC rate was reduced from 25% to 21.5% for qualifying production expenditures incurred after April 23, 2015.
McMillan LLP
Social media is now an integral part of most communications strategies.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Health Canada has recently released a draft Good Label and Package Practices Guide for stakeholder consultation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent article, The New M&A Trend that is Shaking Up the Media Sector, Forbes reported on M&A deals involving mobile-driven, digital first content companies, a type of transaction which is starting to dominate the M&A deal space.
Dentons (Canada)
As Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) becomes a business model, the Report of Findings of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) on Bell's Relevant Ads Program (RAP) constitutes a milestone.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Violation of the Competition Act prohibitions can result in serious remedies, including administrative monetary penalties of up to $1 million per violation for individuals and up to $15 million per violation for organizations.
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Off-duty conduct of employees has been a hot topic in the news recently. In the age of round-the-clock social media, inappropriate employee conduct can have far-reaching effects on an employer's brand and reputation.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its largest fine ever as a result of violations under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Digital Privacy Act passed into law yesterday, introducing (among other things) significant fines and mandatory breach notification (not yet in force) into the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
What can companies take away from the United States Department of Justice's arrest of several senior FIFA officials last week, and ongoing investigation into corruption in soccer?
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 18, 2015, the Digital Privacy Act received Royal Assent and is now law in Canada. The Act amends PIPEDA in a number of ways, but there are three major changes that insurers need to know about...
Bennett Jones LLP
A recent decision from the British Columbia Court of Appeal provides an important reminder when communicating by email regarding the negotiation of the terms of an agreement...
Aird & Berlis LLP
Financial technology (also referred to as "FinTech") and mobile payments are fast-growing areas of activity in Canada right now.
WeirFoulds LLP
The transition from paper-based patient records to electronic patient records appears to be resulting in an increase in privacy breaches by health professionals found "snooping" into patients' health records.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
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