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Deceptive Online Marketing Practices: Intermediaries, what is your legal exposure?
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

In recent decades, online advertising has become the single most efficient and interactive way to reach consumers and assess their behaviour. While

Amazon to pay $1,000,000 to Competition Bureau for Unsubstantiated Sales Prices
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2017

Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau’s conclusion that

CASL, the Competition Act and Class Actions: A Primer for Forthcoming Private Enforcement
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2017

Now that 2017 has arrived, we are less than seven months away from private enforcement (particularly through class actions) for false or misleading

Competition Bureau Conducts Internet Sweep Focusing on Online Reviews and Endorsements
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2016

Online reviews and endorsements are a growing tool used by businesses to sell their products and services. Last month, the Canadian Competition Bureau

No more "unlimited" calling and Internet services: Comwave resolves misleading telecom service and price representations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2016

On September 13, 2016, the Competition Bureau reached a consent agreement with Comwave Network Inc., which resolved the Bureau’s concerns over

Are You Compliant with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law? Expect the Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuits to Start Next Year
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2016

Individuals and organizations will soon be able to pursue a private right of action under Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL"), and you can be sure class

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 30 2015

Les organismes de réglementation exigent de plus en plus des annonceurs qu’ils s’assurent que toute leur publicité est véridique et non trompeuse

False reviews equal real fine Bell Canada agrees to pay $1.25 million penalty for misleading online
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2015

Earlier today, the Commissioner of Competition (the "Commissioner") announced that it had entered into a Consent Agreement with Bell Canada ("Bell"

Seller beware: recent action by Canada’s Competition Bureau for inadequate price disclosures
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 28 2015

Recent enforcement activities under the deceptive marketing Sections of the Competition Act(the “Act”) will be of interest to any business that

Maryland District Court orders production of documents in response to request from Canadian Competition Bureau
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2015

The recent decision of the District Court of Maryland rendered on 4 August 2014, concerning Aegis Mobile, LLC signals a major