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Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Latest Publications

Fine Print Feuds: Competition Bureau Cracks Down on Misleading Ads

by Daphne Hooper

The Competition Bureau has levied more than $4.5 million in administrative penalties for misleading advertising since launching the first volume of its bulletin on deceptive marketing practices last June. Recently, the target has been disclaimers, as telecom provider Comwave Networks Inc. entered into a consent agreement with the Bureau for making various representations about the price and 

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CASL Crunch: Kellogg’s Pays $60k

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Kellogg’s has agreed to pay $60,000 and undertook to ensure that it, and its third party email marketers, comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL). Kellogg’s was alleged to have sent emails without consent of the recipient during two and a half months in 2014, the CRTC said in a statement. CASL permits the CRTC to 

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Not Fully Unlimited Calling and Internet: Comwave Networks agrees to pay $300,000 for making false or misleading representations

by Michael Binetti

Telephone and Internet provider Comwave Networks Inc. of Toronto has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of $300,000 for false or misleading representations. Acting under the civil deceptive marketing practices provisions of the Competition Act, the Competition Bureau investigated Comwave and found that Comwave had misrepresented the charges consumers would face for telecommunications services. It also found 

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Condominium Corporations Benefit From Business Judgment Rule Just Like For-Profit Corporations

by Michael Binetti

In the case of 3716724 Canada Inc. v. Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 375, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that decisions of boards of non-profit condominium corporations are owed the same deference as are those of for-profit corporations, relying on the “business judgment rule.” In the corporate law context, Canadian courts have been guided by the “business judgment 

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Michael Osborne quoted in Law Times: Ruling opens door to umbrella purchaser suits

by Litigator Editors

Michael Binetti, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, is quoted in The Law Times: Decision should force law society to change disclosure, say critics, July 18, 2016, by Alex Robinson.

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