Law Society of B.C.’s 3rd Annual Rule of Law Lecture: Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin & Richard Peck, Q.C. on “Privacy, Technology and The Rule of Law”

The third annual LSBC Rule of Law Lecture took place on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at UBC Robson Square. The speakers addressed subjects covered extensively in this course, particularly “whither regulation?” and how privacy law fits (or not) in a digital world. Given that the speakers were the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, former chief justice… Read More

“Regulation & Blockchain”: Presentation at the 3rd Annual BlockChain@UBC Summer Institute

Blockchain has not been an ever-present subject in Communications Law. That said the subject has certainly come up on a reasonably regular basis in the context of the course over the years. Personally, the jury is mostly still out for me on whether blockchain is merely a proposed answer to questions few if any are… Read More

Class 5 Slides & Video – The Honourable Marshall Rothstein C.C., Q.C.; + “Broadcasting & Telecommunications: Origins, Policies & Law Part 1”

Video & slides below. Huge thanks to the Honourable Marshall Rothstein C.C., Q.C. for his generosity in spending so much time with us today talking about his judgment in Reference re Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-167 and Broadcasting Order CRTC 2010-168, 2012 SCC 68, [2012] 3 S.C.R. 489 and its ramifications. During our discussions today we mentioned… Read More