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Key differences between US and Canadian anti-spam laws

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Canada's Anti-Spam Law (or "CASL") will be in effect in July 2014, about ten years after the U.S. has enacted its anti-spam law. As a matter of fact

IRS: Bitcoin not a currency for tax purposes

  • Dentons
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 4 2014

As expected, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has provided some guidance on the U.S. tax treatment of Bitcoin. In Notice 2014-21 (March 25, 2014

Unilateral changes to online terms: do they work?

  • Field Law
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 4 2014

Consumers wonder what exactly has changed when they are confronted with a new set of online terms, in a cloud-based service, website terms or

Bitcoin - calls for regulation - part eight

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden shutdowns of Mt. Gox (Japan), a large bitcoin

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

What you need to know about the Canada Anti-Spam Law

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 11 2014

The much anticipated Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is set to go into effect on July 1, 2014. CASL is widely regarded as one of the more restrictive

The brief on Bitcoins

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 26 2014

Bitcoins are a digital currency obtained when computers compete to solve mathematical problems and the winning 'miner' is rewarded with a block of

Federal Court of Canada orders internet service provider to identify alleged copyright violators, subject to conditions

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 25 2014

On February 20, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada (the “Federal Court”) issued an order compelling Teksaavy Solutions Inc. (“Teksaavy”), an Internet

The Sedona Conference hails the advent of value-based Information Governance

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 18 2014

Information Governance (IG) is emerging as one of the most important issues confronting organizations today, particularly in this age of Big Data and

Tough new Canadian Anti-Spam Law will affect American businesses

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 17 2014

American businesses with customers residing in our neighbor to the north should pay close attention to a new Canadian law that takes effect on July 1