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Cyber Breaches: OSFI Demands The Details
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued a new advisory on Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting (the Advisory).
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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Mandatory Data Breach Reporting Under PIPEDA: The Final Countdown To November 1
On November 1, 2018, important legislative compliance requirements pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Breaches of Security Safeguards Regulation (Regulations) will come into force.
Canada
13 Oct 2018
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PIPEDA's Draft Breach Of Security Safeguard Regulations Provide Timely Guidance
Last Thursday, Equifax reported a data breach, which may have affected up to 143 million consumers in the United States.
Canada
20 Sep 2017
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Requirements For Anti-Spam Compliance For Insurers
This was welcome news for many industries. The private right of action presented a new risk of significant statutory damages and potential class action lawsuits for minor and technical breaches of CASL.
Canada
27 Jun 2017
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CASL Private Right Of Action Gone For Now, But Can It Be Forgotten?
The June 7th Order-in-Council repealed paragraph (c) of the 2013 Order-in-Council that set July 1, 2017, as the date on which the private right of action would come into force.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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Legal Due Diligence Trends In The Private Equity Industry
While the nature and extent of due diligence in a private equity transaction is deal-specific, increasing globalization and use of electronic data storage and dissemination practices...
Canada
26 Apr 2017
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Yahoo Data Breach – Verizon Deal Breaker?
On September 22, 2016 Yahoo Inc. reported that it suffered a data breach affecting 500 million of its approximately 1 billion user accounts.
Canada
17 Nov 2016
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The Secret's Out: Canadian Privacy Commissioner Finds Ashley Madison Contravened Privacy Laws
In late August, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Australian Privacy Commissioner released the results of their investigation into a data breach at Avid Life Media Inc...
Canada
13 Sep 2016
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Building Your Toolbox: IIROC Issues Guides For Dealers To Manage Cybersecurity Risks
Just before the holidays, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC") – a national organization that regulates securities dealers operating in Canada - released two cybersecurity guides to assist dealers...
Canada
11 Jan 2016
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Cyber Threats To Critical Infrastructure On The Minister Of Public Safety's Radar
On November 13, 2015, as part of the new Canadian Prime Minister's commitment to an open and transparent government, ministerial mandate letters were made public.
Canada
8 Jan 2016
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Safe Harbor No More: EU-US Data Transfer Deal Invalidated By Court
Recently the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) rendered a decision invalidating the Safe Harbor Framework between the European Union (the EU) and the United States...
Canada
22 Oct 2015
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CRTC Continues Strong Enforcement Action Under CASL
Hot on the heels of the Compu-Finder case, the CRTC announced yesterday that PlentyOfFish Media Inc., had agreed to pay $48,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement with the CRTC.
Canada
27 Mar 2015
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A Look Back At 2014 Trends In Product Liability Class Proceedings
Hello 2015 - From the Cassels Brock Product Liability Group, welcome back and we hope you enjoyed some time off this holiday season.
Canada
14 Jan 2015
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Digital Privacy Act Everything Old Is New Again
On April 8, 2014, the Harper government introduced Bill S-4 in the Senate.
Canada
11 Apr 2014
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Back To The Drawing Board? Supreme Court Finds Parts Of Alberta’s Privacy Legislation Unconstitutional
On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in "Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers".
Canada
20 Nov 2013
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National "Do Not Call" Registry To Launch September 30, 2008
After a number of years of discussion and planning, the National Do Not Call ("DNC") registry will be launched by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") at the end of this month.
Canada
30 Sep 2008
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Data Breaches: To Notify Or Not To Notify
Increasingly we hear news stories about data security breaches. Whether through the theft or loss of a laptop computer or hackers finding a way to access an organization’s records, it seems that our data can be vulnerable to attack.
Canada
10 Aug 2007
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