Digital Business and Canadian Law: Issues and Trends

January 21, 2019

Our technology law team recently published Digital Business in Canada, an easy-to-read guide to electronic commerce in the Canadian legal and regulatory context.

Issues considered in this Q&A-style publication include, among others:

  • Federal vs. provincial authority;
  • Electronic contract and e-signature validity;
  • Electronic payment systems;
  • Virtual currency;
  • Privacy law and consumer protection;
  • Data breaches;
  • Cybersecurity and encryption;
  • Digital advertising and spam;
  • Defamation;
  • Domain name disputes;
  • Taxation of online sales, and
  • Dispute resolution.

Originally published by Lexology Navigator, Digital Business in Canada was co-authored by Stikeman Elliott’s Alethea Au (Toronto), Vanessa Coiteux (Montréal) and David Elder (Ottawa).

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