Communications & Privacy Law

Areas of Practice

Advocacy, procedural and strategic advice for all manner of broadcasting licensing, policy and dispute proceedings.

 

Strategic advice relating to the impact/application of regulatory requirements to the introduction of new services, revised wholesale rates and terms of carriage, the introduction of new broadcasting and distribution technologies and delivery models (including New Media, wireless broadcasting, etc.) and revised organizational structures.

 

Fulfilling client agendas for legislative and policy/regulatory changes affecting the broadcasting industry.

Text Box: Broadcasting

Advocacy and procedural advice for all manner of telecommunications proceedings before the CRTC and the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services, as well as processes involving Industry Canada.

 

Strategic advice relating to the impact/application of regulatory requirements to new products, revised pricing and terms for existing products , new technologies and revised organizational structures.

 

Fulfilling client agendas for legislative and policy regulatory changes affecting the telecommunications industry.

 

Text Box: Telecommunications

Advocacy and procedural advice respecting complaints and inquiries before the CRTC, the CCTS and federal and provincial Privacy Commissioners.

 

Guidance and strategic advice respecting privacy issues arising from new product and service offerings, outsourcing arrangements, M&A transactions, IT infrastructure and customer communications.

 

Design and drafting of privacy policies, privacy riders, training and communications materials.

 

Guidance and strategic advice respecting ongoing compliance with privacy law and corporate privacy codes.

 

Fulfilling client agendas for legislative and policy/regulatory changes respecting privacy.

Text Box: Privacy

Guidance and strategic advice respecting lawful access compliance issues arising from new product and service offerings, outsourcing arrangements, and IT infrastructure.

 

Liaison with law enforcement and national security agencies to find workable lawful access solutions that respect the privacy and business requirements of wireline and wireless telecom carriers and ISPs.

 

Fulfilling client agendas for legislative and policy/regulatory changes respecting lawful access.

Text Box: Lawful Access

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