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VFX Animators Awarded Overtime Pay: Decision Sets High BC Bar For "High-Tech Professional"
In a recent decision[1], a delegate of the Director of Employment Standards (the "Delegate") determined that Cinesite Vancouver Inc.,
Canada
12 Jul 2019
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Shocking U.S. "Loot Box" Bill Should Surprise No One: The Video Game Industry Under Attack
Video games are big business: from the latest blockbuster, an indie hit, a mobile time-passer for your transit ride, or a packed esports arena with massive online viewership, there's good money in creating engaging and immersive entertainment products.
Canada
10 Jul 2019
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Financial Institutions: OSFI's Heightened Cyber Security Incident Reporting Obligations Now In Effect
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions published the Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory.
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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What Can And Should The Law Do About 'Deepfake': An Update
In March 2018, we published an article titled "What Can the Law Do About 'Deepfake'?", discussing the proliferation of deepfake videos and several causes of action that may be taken against those who create and propagate deepfake material on the internet.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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A $250,000 Reminder that "CASL" is Not Just an Anti-Spam Law
On July 11, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that it has taken enforcement action against Datablocks Inc. ("Datablocks") and Sunlight Media Network Inc. ("Sunlight Media"), two apparently related companies.
Canada
16 Jul 2018
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What Can The Law Do About ‘Deepfake'?
In November 2017, videos began appearing on www.reddit.com featuring celebrities' faces superimposed onto actors and actresses in pornographic videos (and a surprising number of random Nicolas Cage appearances, most of which are thankfully not pornographic).
Canada
29 Mar 2018
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Practicing Safe Text: Drafting Tips From The Stormy Daniels NDA
Over the past few weeks, the non-disclosure agreement ("NDA") allegedly between Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump has dominated the news not only in the United States but around the world.
Canada
23 Mar 2018
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Seller Beware: The Dangers Of Sales Language
Winning a procurement bid often means gaining an important deal or a critical new relationship.
Canada
22 Jan 2018
9
Taking CASL By Storm: Compliance Tips For Investment Fund Managers
Privacy has become a global issue in recent years. In this vein, the law informally named CASL has applied to all electronic communications sent with a commercial purpose from Canada or accessed in Canada since mid 2014.
Canada
26 Jun 2017
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CASL Private Right Of Action Delayed; Enforcement By CRTC Continues
Commonly known as Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, "CASL" contains a controversial enforcement mechanism known as the "private right of action" that will allow a person to seek compensation...
Canada
8 Jun 2017
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Enforcement Advisory: Keeping Records Of Consent Under CASL
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently issued an Enforcement Advisory, providing guidance on how individuals and businesses can better achieve compliance with the record-keeping and consent requirements prescribed under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).
Canada
4 Aug 2016
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Will Virtual Meetings Become A Reality In Canada?
Teleconference, videoconference, messaging systems, chat rooms, and specialized virtual meeting software now allow for hundreds of participants to attend AGMs remotely.
Canada
27 Jun 2016
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Proliferation Of Access Requests As New Tools Automate Request Generation And Distribution
This is particularly true in the near term, as the newer tools and related literature gain media attention.
Canada
23 Jun 2016
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Video Games As Canadian Culture: Navigating The Investment Canada Act In Interactive Entertainment Acquisitions
Under the Act, there are two tracks by which inbound investments into Canada are analysed: the "notification" and "review" tracks.
Canada
1 Jun 2016
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CRTC Imposes $1.1 Million Penalty For Alleged CASL Violation
The CRTC alleges that Compu-Finder violated CASL by promoting its training courses through commercial electronic messages ("CEMs") sent to recipients without consent...
Canada
10 Mar 2015
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Green Eggs And Spam: The Surprising Side Dish To Canada's Anti-Spam Law That May Catch Software Businesses Off Guard
Try not to think of Canada's Anti-Spam Law (as it is colloquially known, "CASL") as an anti-spam law.
Canada
3 Dec 2014
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The Internet Never Forgets: Google Inc.'S "Right To Be Forgotten" EU Ruling And Its Implications In Canada
In May of this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued a groundbreaking decision for online privacy rights in Google Inc. v. Agencia Espanola de Proteccion de Datos ("Google v AEPD").
Canada
8 Aug 2014
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Canada's Anti-Spam Law: Are You Ready?
Ten years in the making, Canada’s "anti-spam" law, colloquially called CASL in spite of its actual 51-word title, comes into force on July 1, 2014.
Canada
23 May 2014
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Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: Are You Ready?
Ten years in the making, Canada’s "anti-spam" law, colloquially called CASL in spite of its actual 51-word title, comes into force on July 1, 2014.
Canada
8 May 2014
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