Day: May 8, 2014

CRTC releases new CASL FAQsCRTC releases new CASL FAQs

Earlier today, the CRTC released a new set of FAQs related to CASL. The topics covered are set out below.  I will be providing comments on these FAQs in subsequent blog posts.

Coming Into Force

When does the legislation come into force?Will the coming-into-force dates and the compliance date be different?


Once the law comes into force, how does it affect consent?


What are the penalties for committing a violation under CASL?Can directors and officers be liable too?

Sending Messages


Does the legislation prohibit me from sending marketing messages?

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