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The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

New wholesale rates for ISPs implemented

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • April 17 2012

On 27 January 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) confirmed that the new wholesale rates for independent ISPs would be implemented starting 1 February 2012

Canadian government appoints interim CRTC Chairman

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • April 12 2012

On 25 January 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that Leonard Katz, who previously served as Vice-Chairman of Telecommunications at the CRTC since October 2007, had been appointed CRTC's Acting Chairman

Canada revises community television policy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • November 9 2010

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued an updated policy requiring cable undertakings to ensure that at least half of the programming on their community access channels is created by community members, meaning that the original idea for a program must come from members of the community, who must also be involved in some aspect of the production, whether in front or behind the camera

CRTC rules on signal compensation regime for Canadian broadcasters

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • May 10 2010

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued a decision adopting in principle a new signal compensation regime in which private local Canadian broadcasters may elect to enter into negotiations with Canadian distributors to establish compensation for over-the-air signals

Canadian appeals court rules internet service providers are not broadcasters

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • September 6 2010

The Federal Court of Appeal (Court) has confirmed that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not broadcasters

Canadian conversion to digital television

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • June 15 2010

On 17 April 2010, the Canadian Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, stated that the Federal Government expects broadcasters to adhere to the Government's schedule of transitioning from analog to digital television, despite warnings from television networks and consumer advocates that Canada is not ready

Telecommunications regulator imposes moratorium on exclusivity programming agreements for mobile and broadband rights

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • April 26 2011

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it has imposed a moratorium against a large communications company, prohibiting it from entering into new exclusive programming agreements for mobile and broadband rights to television programming from its conventional and specialty channels

US government crackdown targets Canadian online gaming company

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 3 2012

On 28 February 2012, prosecutors in Maryland charged four Canadian founders of an online gaming website (the Company) with running an illegal sports gambling business and conspiring to commit money laundering

Federal Court of Appeal rules that CRTC has authority to permit broadcasters to charge cable companies a fee for local television signals

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • May 4 2011

The Federal Court of Appeal of Canada has ruled that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is permitted to establish a so-called "Value for Signal" (VFS) regime whereby broadcasters may negotiate a fee with cable and satellite companies for the right to carry local signals (i.e., local stations) in their packaged television offerings