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The regulation of talent agents in Canada

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 9 2011

Ricardo Cestero over at Law Law Land remarks on the inherent tensions in the relationship between talent and talent agents (Agents vs. Talent: Money For Nothing?) - Ricardo's post prompted this quick review of the regulation of Canadian talent agents

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Social media and privacy in the workplace

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 25 2011

The explosion in the popularity of social media has revolutionized the way in which we interact with the world

Defamation laws put social media users and employers at serious risk

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 8 2011

Statements posted online that negatively impact the reputation or image of another person, business or product may be considered defamation, and present a legal risk to the person who authored the post

Salary, solicitation and standards of conduct for sports agents

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta examines the fiduciary obligation a sports agent owes to his or her employeragency

Show me the money: a sports agency and its former employee take the (non-)competition into the courtroom

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 8 2011

Hollywood's portrayal of sports agencies presents a world that is dramatic and cut-throat, with ambitious sports agents competing for the chance to represent talented athletes

Alberta court finds provisions of provincial privacy legislation unconstitutional

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 9 2011

During a lawful strike at an Edmonton casino, both the union and management followed apparently longstanding practice in filming and taking pictures of picket lines, strikers and those who crossed picket lines

The writing on the wall: social media, defamation and employment

  • Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang
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  • Canada
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  • February 1 2012

Traditionally, the personal life of an employee has been just that: personal

Facebook passwords not an appropriate background checking tool, Ontario Human Rights Commission warns

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • April 12 2012

In recent weeks, several U.S. job candidates reported that prospective employers had requested their Facebook passwords in order to secure personal details about them

Nova Scotia considers legislative action to prevent employers from requesting social networking passwords

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • April 25 2012

On April 23, 2012, Nova Scotia Liberal MLA Andrew Younger introduced Bill 40, which would amend the Labour Standards Code (Nova Scotia) to prohibit an employer from requiring an employee or prospective employee to provide access to the employee or job candidate’s social networking account or discriminating against the employee or job candidate for refusing to provide such access