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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Technology Law Highlights: 2017 Year in Review

Posted in Anti-Spam, Copyright, Fintech, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory Compliance, Telecommunications, Virtual Currency

2017 was an eventful year in technology law both in Canada and abroad. From a surprise late reprieve from the year’s most anxiously anticipated anti-spam legislative provisions to a decision from the country’s top court upholding a Canadian-issued global order against Google, legislators, regulators and the courts made moves with important implications for technology lawyers, companies and departments in the course of the year.

Here, in no particular order, are some of the year’s highlights as chronicled by McCarthy Tétrault’s bloggers:… Continue Reading

Fintech Regulatory Developments: 2017 Year in Review

Posted in Fintech, Regulatory Compliance

As predicted in our 2016 year-end report, 2017 proved to be a busy year for Fintech in Canada, with a number of important regulatory developments. With the dawn of 2018, we look back to summarize some of 2017’s most notable Fintech regulatory developments in Canada, as well as developments to watch for in 2018.… Continue Reading