What are video game streamers and social media influencers? Social media influencers are people who post content on social media accounts with a large following or audience, often for money or gifts. The CRA defines social media influencers as “people who have built a reputation based on their knowledge and expertise on a particular topic”. [...]
Effective June 1, 2017, with a few exceptions, small claims disputes up to $5,000 will be resolved in British Columbia’s new online Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). The CRT is Canada’s first online tribunal for resolving strata and small claims disputes, and the first of it’s kind to be integrated into a public court system. This [...]
Contracts Series: Naming the Right Parties For the first in our series of articles on the essential features of a contract we will be starting at the beginning: with naming the right parties. Every contract will have a heading that sets out the parties and their addresses. Generally it will look something like this: ------- [...]
For anyone interested in privacy law or how their company can remain in compliance with Canadian privacy legislation, I've written a post on Techvibes going over four tips for keeping your company privacy-compliant. Check it out here.
Five Legal Documents Every Start-Up Needs Whether it is a video game start up, a social networking enterprise, a content aggregator, or anything in between, every start-up needs a few basic legal documents to allow it to function effectively. This post outlines five basic documents that every start-up needs, and how each of these can [...]