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Measuring The Impact Of The Adidas/Ninja Partnership In Esports
Last week, Adidas signed its first professional video game streamer, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, to be a brand ambassador
Canada
6 Sep 2019
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Gaining Followers: Use Of Social Media By Canadian Public Companies While Navigating Canadian Securities Laws
Corporate communication is becoming faster and more flexible. It will continue to be further transformed by social media, which provides a simple, quick and cost-effective way to connect
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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Libel By Tweet: Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Dismissal Of Twitter Libel Claim Under Anti-SLAPP Legislation
Twitter's medium of character-limited posts lends itself to pithy, punchy statementsŚand, as is well documented ...
Canada
8 Oct 2018
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Protecting Your Social Media Profile: How One New Zealand Technology Company Allegedly Violated Canadian Privacy Law
On June 12, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued a report relating to allegations against Profile Technology Ltd., a New Zealand-based company, concluding that PTL imported ...
Canada
28 Sep 2018
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Google Attempted End Run Around Canadian Courts Fails, Rules BC Judge In Equustek Case
On April 16, 2018, a judge of the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed Google's motion to vary or set aside the global injunction against it that had been affirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Canada
3 May 2018
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Canadian Securities Administrators Issues Staff Notice Providing Cybersecurity And Social Media Guidance
On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA"), representing provincial and territorial securities regulators, issued CSA Staff Notice 33-321 ľ Cyber Security and Social Media.
Canada
8 Nov 2017
7
Nova Scotia Introduces New Cyber-Bullying Legislation
On October 5, 2017, the Nova Scotia Legislature introduced Bill No. 27, the Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act (the "Cyber-protection Act", or the "Act").
Canada
19 Oct 2017
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Douez V. Facebook, Inc.: Supreme Court Of Canada Decision Creates New Uncertainty About Enforceability Of Forum Selection Clauses In Consumer Contracts
In a recent decision that could affect consumer class actions in Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Douez v. Facebook, Inc.
Canada
7 Jul 2017
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Few "Likes" For Facebook Forum Selection Clause: Supreme Court Finds "Strong Cause" To Not Enforce Forum Selection Clause
Electronic terms of service govern billions of relationships worldwide, whether a user is joining a social media service, shopping online or accessing a blog.
Canada
5 Jul 2017
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Be Careful What You Wish For: Social Media Background Checks And Privacy Laws
Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Report And Guidelines On Social Media Use By Reporting Issuers
On March 9, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators published CSA Staff Notice 51-348 which reports on a study of social media use by reporting issuers and provides guidance for public companies who engage with investors and other stakeholders using those channels.
Canada
16 Mar 2017
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Cyberbullying & Revenge Porn: An Update On Canadian Law
The current nature of social media and, more broadly, the Digital Age, continues to create challenges for legislators and law enforcement officials alike.
Canada
23 Feb 2017
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CJEU Finds That Dynamic IP Addresses Are Personal Information
On October 19, the CJEU handed down a decision in the Breyer case.
Canada
9 Nov 2016
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Chung c. Brandy Melville Canada Ltd.: When Using Photographs Posted On Instagram Can Result In Copyright Infringement
Photographer Edmond Chung's fashion photos of Brandy Melville Canada Ltd. employee Catherine Moisan were destined to be viewed on Instagram and Facebook.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
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The LinkedIn Lawyers: The Impact Of Article 145 Of The Code Of Professional Conduct Of Lawyers On Social Media Use
Unknowingly, many Quebec lawyers may be in breach of ethical obligations regarding Social Media use.
Canada
22 Jul 2016
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The SCC Monitor (19/04/2016)
Since our last post, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has granted leave in a couple significant cases that will be of interest to our readers:
Canada
20 Apr 2016
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Harnessing Social Media For Crisis Management: Lessons Following Recent Events Involving Short Seller Allegations
In October, 2015, short-sellers attacked three Canadian public companies: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., DH Corporation and Nobilis Health Corp.
Canada
23 Dec 2015
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Harnessing Social Media: Syngenta's High-Profile Use In Monsanto Bid
In our two recent articles, available here and here, we outlined how social media can influence proxy contests and identified some potential legal challenges with this development.
Canada
23 Oct 2015
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BC Privacy Act Does Not Oust Facebook's Forum Selection Clause: BC Court Of Appeal
How do operators of global services deal with the panoply of legal systems around the world?
Canada
24 Jun 2015
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Harnessing Social Media In Proxy Contests: Opportunities And Legal Challenges
Social media has very seldom been leveraged in Canadian proxy contests. One reason for this may be the lack of knowledge about its full potential.
Canada
17 Apr 2015
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