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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


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

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


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


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


Pokémon Whoa - Reality Game App Creates Unprecedented Risks for Employers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, Global
  • July 27 2016

Catch ’em all! Pokémon Go is a mobile game that uses “augmented” reality to create a virtual scavenger hunt. In the quest to catch ’em all, over 15


CRTC rules on signal compensation regime for Canadian broadcasters
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 10 2010

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued a decision adopting in principle a new signal compensation regime in which private local Canadian broadcasters may elect to enter into negotiations with Canadian distributors to establish compensation for over-the-air signals


Canadian government to auction more wireless spectrum
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 7 2010

The Canadian Federal Government has announced that it will auction two blocks of radio frequency spectrum at 2500 Mhz and at 700 Mhz, the latter of which consists of spectrum that will be freed up when Canada moves from analogue to digital television distribution in August 2011


Federal Court of Appeal rules that CRTC has authority to permit broadcasters to charge cable companies a fee for local television signals
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 4 2011

The Federal Court of Appeal of Canada has ruled that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is permitted to establish a so-called "Value for Signal" (VFS) regime whereby broadcasters may negotiate a fee with cable and satellite companies for the right to carry local signals (i.e., local stations) in their packaged television offerings


Telecommunications regulator imposes moratorium on exclusivity programming agreements for mobile and broadband rights
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 26 2011

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it has imposed a moratorium against a large communications company, prohibiting it from entering into new exclusive programming agreements for mobile and broadband rights to television programming from its conventional and specialty channels


Supreme Court holds that ISPs are not broadcasters
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 5 2012

On 16 January 2012, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) held that retail internet service providers (ISPs) are not subject to the federal Broadcasting Act as a result of providing consumers with access to broadcasting over the internet