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Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
Starting July 1, 2014 Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages (“CEM”) to any person who has not expressly consented to receiving such messages. The onus is on the party sending the message to demonstrate that it has secured the express consent of the recipient.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Singleton Urquhart recognizes that many disputes can be more effectively resolved by using alternative dispute resolution procedures rather than following the traditional route of costly and time consuming litigation. The members of the Alternative Dispute Resolution group are highly qualified practitioners who regularly act as arbitrators, mediators or settlement counsel in a broad range of legal disputes.
Edmundo P. Guevara
Before immigrating to Canada in 2008, Mr. Guevara had worked in leading legal and accounting firms in the Philippines where he practiced tax, corporate and commercial law. As a former Deputy Commissioner of the Philippines' tax agency in charge of legal affairs, his responsibilities included negotiating tax treaties on behalf of the Philippine Government. Mr. Guevara has also worked as a consultant for the Asian Development Bank and the United States Agency for International Development.
Due to his extensive education, including earning his LL.B. in the Philippines, Mr. Guevara is qualified to practice law in both British Columbia and the Philippines.
Mr. Guevara currently practices Construction and Insurance Law at Singleton Urquhart LLP.