Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) was enacted in 2010, but is not yet in force. And the regulations have been drafted, but have not yet been made final. However, with the government having committed to bringing the law into force in 2013, now is the time to prepare for the new rules. This legislation will have meaningful consequences for Canadian companies. In this podcast, Osler lawyers discuss the practical steps and issues that companies should be considering in order to be prepared to comply with the legislation when it comes into force. The focus here is on the critical issue of consent.

These are some of the specific topics covered in this podcast:

  • Current status of CASL
  • Why act before CASL comes into force?
  • How to request consent
  • Key issues that you need to consider
  • Tips for requesting consent
  • Critical consent requirements
  • Practical tips for requesting consent

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