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2013 technology law year in review

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 31 2014

2013 was a very active year in the tech sector in Canada. Some of the leading developments over the last year are summarised below. 2013 was a

Ontario Court of Appeal decisions on distracted driving could hurt development of connected cars

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 9 2013

Last week was an exciting week for those who monitor developments in technology and the law. First, a Canadian telecom company announced it had

Don’t mess with Texas the Supreme Court of the United States reaffirms deference to administrative tribunals

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 17 2013

In City of Arlington, Texas v. Federal Communications Commission, 569 U.S. (2013), the unanimous Supreme Court of the United States clarified the

Mobile payments 2012

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 16 2012

On October 25, 2012, McCarthy Tétrault’s national Consumer Retail group held a lunchtime client conference on mobile payment systems and digital wallets

OPC issues privacy guidelines for developing mobile apps

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 7 2012

The offices of the Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Alberta, and B.C. have jointly issued guidelines on good privacy practices for developing mobile applications

Providing debt financing does not necessarily equal control: “canadian-controlled” under s.16(3)(c) of the Telecommunications Act clarified

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 15 2012

Subsections 16(1) and 16(3) of the Telecommunications Act currently require most telecommunications common carriers operating in Canada to be Canadian-owned and controlled

Non-canadian telecom providers may light leased dark fibre

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 24 2011

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regulates telecommunications in Canada and also plays an important role in determining the extent to which foreign-controlled companies can participate in Canadian telecommunications services markets

Contracting mobile application development what you need to know Part I

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 24 2011

Mobile applications or "apps" are increasingly seen as the next must-have element of a company's "virtual storefront," much like the corporate homepage was 15 years ago

Further confirmation of the exclusive jurisdiction of the CRTC

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 12 2011

The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision in MTS Allstream Inc. v. TELUS Communications Company affirmed the exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to regulate telecommunications services in Canada, including setting the rates and tariffs for such services

Non-Canadian telecom providers may light leased dark fibre

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 10 2010

Industry Canada's review of Canadian telecom foreign investment restrictions has attracted a great deal of interest