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Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL): A Statistical Analysis from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 16 2017

On Monday, May 15, 2017, representatives from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) provided an update on Canada’s


Happy September! What are the odds that your employees aren’t gambling at work?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

If you are a professional sports fan....you know what time of year it is. September 8th is the first day of the NFL season. In three weeks' time


Canada's Anti-spam Legislation (CASL): A Reminder From The Regulator Regarding Record Keeping And Consent
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 10 2016

On July 1, 2014, most of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force. On July 27, 2016, CASL's primary regulator, the Canadian


Competition Bureau will not block merger between telecommunications company and broadcaster
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 29 2011

After completing its review of the proposed merger between one of Canada's largest telecommunications company and one of the largest national private broadcaster, the Canadian Competition Bureau issued a statement that, at the current time, it does not plan to challenge the transaction by making an application to the Competition Tribunal to prevent closing


Global action taken against global Microsoft Imposter telemarketing scam
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, Global, USA
  • September 28 2012

Joint action between the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has led to court orders being obtained against US-based and India-based parties involved in the global 'Microsoft Imposter' phone scam


Canadian appeals court rules internet service providers are not broadcasters
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 6 2010

The Federal Court of Appeal (Court) has confirmed that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not broadcasters


The global employer: the social media issue
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, United Kingdom, USA, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy
  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world


Canadian Competition Authority imposes first C$10 million civil penalty for misleading advertising
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

On 28 June 2011, the Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) registered a consent agreement with the Canadian Competition Tribunal (CCT) in which one of Canada's largest communications company agreed to pay a civil administrative monetary penalty of C$10 million for misleading advertising in connection with its internet, home phone, wireless and television services


New wholesale rates for ISPs implemented
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 17 2012

On 27 January 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) confirmed that the new wholesale rates for independent ISPs would be implemented starting 1 February 2012


CRTC announces review of earlier decisions relating to usage-based billing for wholesale internet services
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 22 2011

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced a comprehensive review of its recent decisions that would have permitted large internet distributors to adopt usage-based billing for wholesale customers (typically small internet service providers or ISPs) where such providers' residential users exceeded bandwidth caps, as determined by the distributors who generally own or operate the network infrastructure