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When to use back translation

When to use back translation

Back translation is often represented as a quality assurance method, but we encourage our clients to carefully consider when to use back translation. The nature of language and of translation means that back translation doesn’t necessarily guarantee or improve...
Translating for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Translating for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

If you’re expanding into Canada, make sure you consider Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) as part of your business plan. It may seem like a small thing, but the fines for violations can be significant. So can the fines for failing to communicate in...
Translating health claims on packaging

Translating health claims on packaging

There are two facets to properly translating health claims on packaging: legal and linguistic. If you’ve gone to market in the US with a health claim on your product package, you’re already well aware of relevant regulations and may already be working with in-country...
Getting content reuse in translation right

Getting content reuse in translation right

Content reuse in translation can be a great way to maintain brand messaging, shorten turnaround times, and decrease costs. But it has to be done right. Since another election day will be here before we know it, we’re revisiting a news item from earlier this year that...
International DTP: a crash course

International DTP: a crash course

While translation is about getting the message right, international DTP (desktop publishing) or typesetting is about getting the look right. We work with typesetters all over the world to create translated layouts that maintain the creative integrity of the original...
Language requirements for conferences in Quebec

Language requirements for conferences in Quebec

A recent project that crossed our desk has presented us with an interesting issue: language requirements for conferences in Quebec. We do a good amount of translation into Canadian French and have written about our experiences and the various regulations around the...