Monthly Archive: December 2013

T-minus 200 days until July 1st!

As of today, individuals and organizations now have 200 days to prepare for compliance with Canada’s new ant-spam law (CASL) as most of CASL’s provisions will come into force on July 1, 2014.

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CASL Teleconference Program

This afternoon, J. Andrew Sprague, in his role as the Chair of the Canadian IT Law Association (IT.Can)‘s Public Affairs Forum, chaired a CASL teleconference program that featured a senior lawyer from a major law firm who walked participants on the teleconference through Industry Canada’s Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations under CASL (81000-2-175 (SOR/DORS)).  His teleconference …

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CASL Working Group

This morning, J. Andrew Sprague chaired a meeting of a CASL working group.  Attending this meeting were a number of representatives from several organizations.  At the meeting, participants discussed the various approaches organizations are taking in respect of their internal CASL compliance.  Participants also discussed CASL issues and challenges, in general. The next meeting of …

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CASL and Implications for the Health Industry

Kathryn Frelick, a partner with Miller Thomson LLP and co-chair of Miller Thomson’s national health industry group, delivered a presentation this morning about CASL and the implications for the heath industry as a part of Miller Thomson’s Coffee Talk Health Seminar Series.

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Preparing for Canada’s Anti-spam Law (CASL): Will you and your organization be ready?

J. Andrew Sprague has created a presentation called “Preparing for Canada’s Anti-spam Law (CASL): Will you and your organization be ready?” If you would like to obtain a copy of this presentation, please email J. Andrew Sprague at asprague@millerthomson.com.

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Miller Thomson LLP CASL Update

On Friday, December 6, 2013, Miller Thomson LLP published the following CASL update: From:  http://millerthomson.com/en/publications/newsletters/canadas-anti-spam-legislation-casl-updates/december-2013/canadas-anti-spam-legislation-its-time-to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: It’s Time to Prepare Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) is coming into force in less than seven months. CASL will most likely apply to you and your organization. On December 4, 2013, the Government of Canada announced that …

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Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations

Susan Manwaring, a partner at Miller Thomson LLP and the National Chair of Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group, and Eve Munro, also a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, delivered a presentation on “Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations” at a Grant Thornton client seminar today in Victoria, …

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T-minus 209 Days

With the Government of Canada announcing earlier today that most of Canada’s anti-spam law will come into force on July 1, 2014, individuals and organizations in Canada now have, including today, 209 days to prepare for compliance with this new law. Tags:  CASL, Canada anti-spam law, Canada anti spam law, Canada anti-spam, Canada anti spam

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Final CASL Regulations Released

Earlier this morning, Canada’s Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, announced that most of Canada’s anti-spam law will come into force on July 1, 2014.    On January 15, 2015, sections of the Act related to the unsolicited installation of computer programs or software come into force.  The private right of action under CASL comes …

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Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations

Susan Manwaring, a partner at Miller Thomson LLP and the National Chair of Miller Thomson’s Charities and Not-for-Profit Group, and Eve Munro, also a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, delivered a presentation on “Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations” at a Grant Thornton client seminar today in Vancouver, …

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