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The Northern Rule of Law
June 02, 2015
E-commerce businesses outside of Canada, including foreign parents and affiliates of Canadian companies, are often surprised to learn that their online commercial activities put them at risk of having to comply with a broad range of onerous Canadian laws and regulations, as well as the possibility of being hauled into a Canadian court. That risk is particularly acute for a foreign parent or affiliate of a Canadian bricks-and-mortar retailer doing business in Canada through a website operated on its behalf, often invisibly, by the parent or affiliate. Published by Internet Retailer.