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Contracting with minors - a comparative approach

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 21 2010

Recent news that the voice actor behind "Dora the Explorer" has filed suit against the producers of the show on the basis that the contract signed by the actor (who is a minor) is "unconscionable" offers a chance to review an area of entertainment law which is drastically different on either side of the CanadaUS border

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and blogs: how to manage social media at work

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 29 2011

A recent article in the Globe and Mail described how Canadians spend on average approximately 43.5 hours a month on the Web, which is almost twice the worldwide average of 23.1 hours

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

Managing risks related to online activity in municipal elections Part II

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 16 2011

Consider the following scenarios

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

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

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

Are employers in British Columbia and Alberta stepping outside privacy boundaries in requesting access to a job applicant’s social media profile?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 5 2012

There has always been a legitimate need for employers to screen job applicants, but the widespread use of social media have taken vetting to a new level that sometimes crosses the line into invasion of privacy