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Many firms lack understanding of CASL rules, compliance, survey shows

Monday, May 29, 2017 @ 6:09 AM | By Tom Venetis

A survey of over 200 Canadian companies has highlighted gaps in how many understand what is required of them under the Canadian Anti-Spaw Law (CASL) and whether they have compliance strategies in place to make sure they don’t run afoul of the legislation.

David Elder, Stikeman ElliottCASL came into came into effect July 1, 2014, and establishes rules for the sending of commercial electronic messages and the installation of computer programs. CASL also prohibits the unauthorized alteration of transmission data. Fines can be imposed on individuals...