Stephen Zolf is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial, Telecommunications, Sports & Media and Technology Groups. Stephen has expertise in regulatory, public law, competition law and copyright law. His expertise extends to advising clients on merger clearance under the Competition Act as well as foreign investment in Canada under the Investment Canada Act. Stephen has advised telecommunications clients on the CRTC’s regulatory framework for wholesale access to telecommunications facilities, including wireline facilities and mobile wireless services. He represents clients before Industry Canada on spectrum policy matters and licence transfers. He also regularly represents media and content companies on matters, including rights clearances and copyright law, Canadian content rules and regulations, the Canadian tax credit regime and on intellectual property issues governing producers and content creators. Stephen’s deep understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in the Canadian communications sector enables him to guide clients in implementing new business models in the Internet environment of rapidly evolving digital distribution networks and platforms.
Called to the Ontario Bar (1989). Recognized by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, Lexpert, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides.
American Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association.