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CRTC Issues $250,000 In Penalties For Malware Distribution
Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) addresses much more than unwanted commercial messages. CASL also prohibits, among other things, installation of software onto a person's computer without consent.
Canada
17 Jul 2018
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Fair Trading Act Becomes The Consumer Protection Act And Other Key Amendments
Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act passed First Reading on November 29, 2017, in the Alberta Legislature and received Royal Assent very quickly thereafter on December 15, 2017.
Canada
15 Mar 2018
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Federal Trade Commission Delivers Cross-Device Tracking Report Recommendations
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) office recently published the Cross-Device Tracking: An FTC Staff Report.
Canada
7 Mar 2017
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Establishing The Due Diligence Defence Under CASL
Despite being in force for over two years, many of the key provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL" or the "Act") remain shrouded in uncertainty.
Canada
5 Dec 2016
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Class Actions Now Available In Japan
Japan has enacted its first class actions legislation, following an international trend seen in the European Union and some other countries in Asia.
Canada
2 Nov 2016
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SCC Weighs-In On Consumer Protection Remedies In Quebec Class Actions
The Supreme Court of Canada released a trilogy of decisions examining the standing of representative plaintiffs and the availability of consumer protection legislation in the class action context.
Canada
7 Oct 2014
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France Provides For Consumer Class Actions
France, following the lead of many other European Union members, has enacted legislation providing for class actions in the consumer law field.
Canada
7 Jul 2014
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Canada Issues New Prepaid Card And Payment Product Rules
The Canadian government has announced the launch of a consultation on a comprehensive financial consumer code and the final publication in the Canada Gazette of Prepaid Payment Products Regulations increasing protection of consumers using prepaid cards.
Canada
6 Dec 2013
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Arora v. Whirlpool: The Case Of Smelly Washing Machines
Smelly washing machines were at the center of a recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Canada
22 Nov 2013
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Rules On Requirements For Amending Remote Agreements With Consumers
Under Ontario Consumer Protection law, in order to amend a remote agreement, the agreement must contain either a right on the consumer to terminate the agreement, or retain the existing agreement.
Canada
18 Sep 2012
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Rules On Requirements For Amending Remote Agreements With Consumers - Ontario Court Of Appeal In Weller v. Reliance Home Comfort
Under Ontario Consumer Protection law, in order to amend a remote agreement, the agreement must contain either a right on the consumer to terminate the agreement, or retain the existing agreement.
Canada
12 Sep 2012
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Supreme Court Weighs In On Interplay Between Class Actions And Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Contracts
Arbitration clauses have been used in Canada, with mixed results, as a mechanism by which potential defendants have attempted to lessen their exposure to class actions.
Canada
27 Apr 2011
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The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act: Strengthening Canada’s Product Safety Regulatory Regime
The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, will significantly change Canada’s approach to consumer product regulation and recalls.
Canada
7 Feb 2011
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