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Consumer Product Regulatory
Few industries present more complex legal issues than the cannabis industry.
Canada
1 Mar 2019
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US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet Of Things (Iot)
On May 15, 2017, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report entitled "Internet of Things: Status and implications of an increasingly connected world."
Canada
25 May 2017
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CASL – New Guidance On The Installation Of Computer Programs
The Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has released new guidance on the provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) dealing with the installation of computer programs.
Canada
11 Nov 2014
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Unclaimed Intangible Property In Canada – Recent Developments
Ah, unclaimed intangible property. The route to uniform legislation is far from a straight line and progress is slow.
Canada
14 Aug 2013
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Heard Of The Internet Of Things? FTC To Conduct A Workshop
The FTC will hold a workshop to study the Internet Things.
Canada
24 Apr 2013
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Keeping Your Canadian Do Not Call Compliance Fresh
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has announced three recent settlements demonstrating that organizations would do well to ensure they are complying with Canada’s telemarketing rules.
Canada
8 Apr 2013
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Enough Already: Encrypt Those Portable Devices
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced that it had reached a settlement with a cord blood bank in respect of the loss of nearly 300,000 customers’ personal information.
Canada
5 Feb 2013
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Fine Lines: Data Reselling Or Consumer Reporting?
Last month’s U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s U.S.$800,000 settlement with Spokeo, Inc. concerns an issue that I have posted about before:
Canada
18 Jul 2012
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Pondering (Not Jumping) Hurdles To E-Commerce In Canada
So, what can Canada do to become a leader in e-commerce?
Canada
8 Jul 2012
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Ontario Wireless Services Agreements Act Introduced
The Ontario Minister of Consumer Services introduced the Wireless Services Agreements Act, 2012 on May 3, 2012.
Canada
21 May 2012
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The Constitution And Airline Fuel Surcharges
The classic tension between federally regulated undertakings and provincial legislation was recently reconsidered in Unlu v. Air Canada, 2012 BCSC 60, a decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court.
Canada
15 Mar 2012
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Consumer Arbitration Clauses And Class Actions - The Latest From The Supreme Court*
On March 18, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Seidel v. TELUS Communications Inc,22011 SCC 15.
Canada
28 Jul 2011
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Supreme Court Rules On Arbitration Of Consumer Claims: Reality Or Myth?
On March 18 2011 the Supreme Court released its decision in "Seidel v TELUS Communications Inc." Ms Seidel had commenced an intended class action in the British Columbia Supreme Court notwithstanding the following arbitration clause in her contract with TELUS:
Canada
22 May 2011
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The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act: A Review
Bill C-36, An Act respecting the safety of consumer products (Canada Consumer Product Safety Act ("CCPSA"))1, which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, will substantially revise the existing regulatory scheme for "consumer product" and bring the range of regulatory tracking and enforcement powers to par with other comprehensive federal health and safety regulation statutes such as the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and the Pest Control Products Act.
Canada
14 Feb 2011
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GM Prevails In Thwarting Class Of Unharmed Consumers
On September 14, 2009, the Québec Court of Appeal rendered a much anticipated and seminal consumer law class action decision in Contat v. General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) and General Motors Acceptance Corporation of Canada Limited (GMAC).
Canada
16 Sep 2009
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Focus on Privacy - Asking Customers for Personal I.D.
Canadian Tire stores, and in fact Canadian retailers in general, lose significant amounts of money every year due to fraudulent returns of merchandise. For example, stolen goods may be returned, netting a 100% profit to the thief. Retailers have found that requesting personal information and proof of identity can help to reduce fraud.
Canada
29 Mar 2006
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