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New penalties for businesses that use illegal electronic sales suppression software

The Canada Revenue Agency is aware that electronic sales suppression software is being marketed and sold to Canadian businesses. As part of its efforts to combat the underground economy, it has introduced new measures to address this problem.

 

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Sweeping changes to Canadian Trade-marks Act: At what cost to trademark owners?

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On March 28, 2014, the Canadian government proposed in Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan 2014, No. 1, the most important changes to the Trade-marks Act since 1953. Bill C-31 is an omnibus bill comprising 375 pages that if enacted would also amend more than 60 other unrelated laws. The last time that Canada’s trademark […]

 

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