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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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Technology Highlights From 2018: Growth In Artificial Intelligence And Modernization Of The Payments System
The use and integration of technology into business and everyday life further accelerated in 2018.
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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Legal Year In Review 2018
Osler's insights on key developments in 2018 and their implications for Canadian business.
Canada
20 Dec 2018
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Doing Business In Canada
Interested in starting or expanding a business in Canada?
Canada
2 Oct 2018
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Privacy A Primary Concern In 2017
Sophisticated cybersecurity threats, high-profile data incidents, and an explosion in the volume of data analytics initiatives have resulted in privacy issues being top of mind for organizations across all sectors.
Canada
4 Jan 2018
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Confidentiality And Misconduct Considerations Related To Employee Workplace Recordings
In Hart v. Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited [2017] MBQB 68 (Hart), the trial judge considered an employee's secret recordings with senior management in the context of a wrongful dismissal action
Canada
9 Oct 2017
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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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No Need For A "Plain Jane Plaintiff": Pre-Certification Discovery And Challenging The Representative Plaintiff
Just how "representative" should a representative plaintiff be? That question was at the heart of a pre-certification discovery motion in Daniells v McLellan, a privacy class action.
Canada
15 Nov 2016
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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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Whoa…Not So Fast…Emerging Limits On The Certification Of Privacy Class Actions
In John Doe, Health Canada sent oversized envelopes marked "Marihuana Medical Access Program" through Canada Post to approximately 40,000 individuals registered in the program.
Canada
12 Jul 2016
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Drug Testing Policies In The Wake Of Irving – Addressing Legitimate Safety Concerns
Employers are increasingly looking to drug and alcohol testing to address workplace safety risks while employees and unions continue to challenge such testing on the basis of privacy concerns.
Canada
21 Jun 2016
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JSOT-Led Investigation Leads To Guilty Pleas And Sentences For Hospital Privacy Breach
The Ontario Court of Justice gave Cruz and Acar each six month conditional sentences, with the first three months of their sentences to be served under house arrest.
Canada
15 Jun 2016
14
2015 Theme #1: Acceleration Of Privacy Class Actions
All of the decisions discussed eliminate or reduce potential obstacles to privacy class actions, and so they may signal that more privacy class actions will be brought and potentially certified in 2016.
Canada
20 Nov 2015
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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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Federal Court Certifies Action For "Publicity Given To Private Life"
The anonymous plaintiffs in John Doe alleged that Health Canada wrongfully identified them as participants in the federal program for access to medical marihuana.
Canada
10 Aug 2015
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Privacy Class Action Appeal Decision Confirms Low Threshold On Certification
We have previously commented on the relatively low evidentiary threshold at the certification stage of class actions in Canada.
Canada
23 Jul 2015
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CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty Under Canada’s Anti-Spam Law
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first penalty under CASL's commercial electronic messaging (CEM) rules.
Canada
9 Mar 2015
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Allows Privacy Class Action To Proceed Against Hospital
Across Canada, there is wide recognition that individuals have a unique privacy interest in respect of their personal health information and their communications with medical health care professionals.
Canada
24 Feb 2015
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Privacy Commissioner Examines Cyber Security
The increasing cyber security threat continues to raise a series of privacy risks for organizations
Canada
20 Feb 2015
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