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Privacy Stakes Higher Than Ever In 2018 For Regulators, Businesses And Citizens
Major data breaches the world over have caught the attention of boards of directors.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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CUSMA And Regulatory Amendments Create Challenges And Opportunities For IP Owners In 2018
The CUSMA enhances protection and enforcement measures for trade secrets, i.e., valuable business information that derives its value from being kept confidential.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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Canadian Government Suspends CASL Private Right Of Action
The Canadian federal government has announced that it has suspended the coming into force of the private right of action under Canada's anti-spam legislation, originally scheduled to come into force...
Canada
19 Jun 2017
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Data Breach: Hackers Are The "Real Villains" & Minimal Harm To The Class
Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied payments sought by the representative Plaintiffs and substantially reduced counsel fees payable pursuant to the settlement.
Canada
29 Sep 2016
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SEC Brings Claims Against Hackers And Brokers Who Conspired To Reap Benefits From Insider Trading Scheme
The proper handling, management and protection of confidential information continues to be a major risk management issue facing companies, their executives, employees, and the boards that oversee them.
Canada
26 Aug 2015
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Countdown To CASL 2.0 – Computer Program Provisions Come Into Force January 2015
On November 10, 2014, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released guidance on the installation of computer programs under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL).
Canada
15 Nov 2014
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ISO/IEC 27018 – New Code Of Practice Promotes Privacy Protection In The Cloud
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has made it clear that, while privacy is not a barrier to businesses using cloud computing, it must be taken into consideration.
Canada
21 Oct 2014
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NIST Framework For Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Version 1.0
On February 12th, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Framework).
Worldwide
21 Feb 2014
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Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: Final Regulations Mark Countdown To Coming Into Force
The guessing game is over. Three years after it was enacted, we now know that Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) will come into force in stages over the next four years, beginning on July 1, 2014.
Canada
9 Dec 2013
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Manitoba’s Private Sector Privacy Law – Similar To Alberta’s Law, But Important Differences Exist
On September 13, 2013, Manitoba joined Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta by enacting provincial private sector privacy legislation.
Canada
18 Oct 2013
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Web Leakage: Privacy Commissioner Reports On Test Results
Last week, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada reported on research undertaken by her office during the summer to assess whether websites in Canada are inappropriately "leaking" the personal information of registered users.
Canada
5 Oct 2012
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Canada's Anti-Spam Law Coming Into Force
By enacting what may be the most comprehensive anti-spam law in the world, Canada’s Parliament has placed new and significant obligations on businesses that communicate and market electronically.
Canada
7 Jul 2011
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Anti-Spyware Rules to Cover Malicious Software and Much More
Canada is poised to enact new federal legislation that would impose a stringent consent regime on the installation of computer programs on another person’s PC, smart phone or other computer-based device.
Canada
28 Jun 2010
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New Anti-Spam Legislation Casts a Wide Net
On May 25, 2010, the federal government re-introduced its anti-spam legislation which, if enacted, would introduce complex new rules for sending commercial electronic messages.
Canada
28 Jun 2010
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Government Introduces Bill to Amend the Federal Private Sector Privacy Legislation
On May 25, 2010, the Government of Canada introduced significant amendments to the federal private sector privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Canada
8 Jun 2010
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Significant Amendments to Alberta’s Privacy Laws Require Businesses to Revisit their Privacy Policies
On May 1, 2010, Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Amendment Act, 2009 came into force, amending the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).
Canada
24 May 2010
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