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Smart changes to paying by smartphone? Canadian Code of Conduct extends to mobile payments

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2015

After much anticipation, the Canadian federal government finally announced on April 13, 2015 amendments to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and

Canada fines Arizona telemarketer for violating Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the federal telecommunications regulator, recently fined an Arizona-based

Beacon Technology: a primer for retailers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

Beacon Technology or Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons (collectively, "Beacons") are becoming a major technological advancement available to Canadian

Dating site pays CRTC $48,000 for alleged CASL violation

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 31 2015

On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that online dating site operator Plentyoffish Media Inc. has entered into an undertaking and paid the CRTC $48

CRTC shows great interest in US-based robocaller offering low credit card rates - $145,000 fine imposed

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 30 2015

For the second time in a month, the CRTC has imposed a penalty against a foreign telemarketer. In the most recent case, an administrative monetary

CRTC dramatically shifts Canadian television regulation

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 26 2015

On March 12 and March 19, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the "CRTC") released the second and third major

Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

Canadian Competition Bureau steps up enforcement efforts, including first CASL-related proceeding

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 24 2015

Although Canada's Competition Bureau (Bureau) has been focused the past year on enhancing its advocacy and competition compliance roles, the Bureau

The future of over-the-air television in Canada

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released two policy decisions on January 29, 2015, both of which were a

CRTC sends shot across the bow to international telemarketers; issues $200,000 fine to US company selling cruise vacations

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 11 2015

In a precedent-setting ruling, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first penalty to a foreign-based