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Top Of The Class: New Cybersecurity Program To Certify Privacy-Minded Businesses
On August 14, 2019, the federal government launched a new cybersecurity certification program aimed at helping
Canada
19 Aug 2019
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Cryptocurrency Securities Law Update – Platform Framework And Service Providers
Cryptocurrency is not necessarily a "security" under Canadian securities law.
Canada
8 Aug 2019
3
A Call To Action On Open Banking
On June 19, 2019, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce ("the Committee") published a report on open banking entitled Open Banking: What it Means for You ("the Report").
Canada
12 Jul 2019
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Financial Institutions: OSFI's Heightened Cyber Security Incident Reporting Obligations Now In Effect
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions published the Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory.
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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Failure To Launch – OSC Director Determines That Bitcoin Fund Is Not Ready For The Retail Spotlight
3iQ Corp. filed a preliminary non-offering long-form prospectus to qualify the Fund as a reporting issuer on October 30, 2018.
Canada
7 Mar 2019
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What Can And Should The Law Do About 'Deepfake': An Update
In March 2018, we published an article titled "What Can the Law Do About 'Deepfake'?", discussing the proliferation of deepfake videos and several causes of action that may be taken against those who create and propagate deepfake material on the internet.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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PIPEDA's Breach Reporting Requirements Finalized, To Come Into Force November 1, 2018
This update provides an overview of the breach reporting requirements.
Canada
5 Jun 2018
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Motor Vehicle Safety Act Amendments Put Transport Minister In The Driver's Seat With New Recall, Investigation And Penalty Related Powers
With the passing of Bill S-2 into law, Canadian motor vehicle and equipment manufacturers and importers need to be aware of new powers given to Transport Canada directed at improving...
Canada
21 Mar 2018
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CSA Provides Guidance To Registrants On Cyber Security And Social Media
Following the ongoing rise of cyber security breaches, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") regulatory authorities continue to heighten expectations with respect to cyber security...
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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Divergent Regulatory Approaches To Cryptocurrency Offerings: Developments In Canada, The United States, And China
Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that utilizes cryptography for security, and is used as a medium of exchange between parties.
Worldwide
5 Oct 2017
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BCSC Improves Crowdfunding Rules
On September 21, 2017, the BCSC announced improvements to its crowdfunding exemption rules that will allow BC issuers to access Alberta investors when launching crowdfunding campaigns.
Canada
4 Oct 2017
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McMillan Advises On First Initial Coin Offering Granted Exemptive Relief By Canadian Securities Regulators
McMillan recently advised Impak Finance Inc. ("Impak") on the first initial coin offering ("ICO") to be granted exemptive relief, on August 15, 2017 by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (the "AMF").
Canada
5 Sep 2017
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Ransomware and its Spawns
The Risk - Cyber-attacks are considered one of the most serious risks your organisation faces and ransomware and its variants are a currently favoured variation (as evidenced by the recent "WannaCry" cyber-attack).
Canada
29 Aug 2017
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Department Of Finance Publishes Second Consultation Paper With Respect To Its Review Of The Federal Financial Sector Framework And OSFI Suspends "Bank Words" Crackdown
On August 11, 2017, the Department of Finance released its second consultation paper, entitled Potential Policy Measures to Support a Strong and Growing Economy: Positioning Canada's Financial Sector for the Future, ...
Canada
24 Aug 2017
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Cybercrime Insurance Coverage Caselaw: Welcome To Canada?
Although several high profile cybercrime insurance cases have recently made headlines in the US, Canadian companies have been left wondering whether or not Canadian courts would follow the line of caselaw...
Canada
22 Aug 2017
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Ransomware: The Risks Are All Too Real
The Risk – Cyber attacks are considered one of the most serious risks your organisation faces and ransomware is a currently favoured variation (as evidenced by the recent ''WannaCry'' cyber attack).
Canada
5 Jul 2017
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The Tides Are Changing For Cyber Regulation, And You May Need To Take Action In Order To Stay Afloat
In 2017 businesses will see significant changes to the cyber regulatory landscape, and Canadian businesses' cyber protocol will have to adapt accordingly.
Canada
5 Apr 2017
18
The Cybersecurity Implications Of Driverless Cars (Video Content)
Driverless cars have gone from science fiction to fact.
Canada
21 Dec 2016
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"Going Dark" – No Easy Answers On The Cybersecurity Horizon
It is difficult to name another technology as ubiquitous yet simultaneously misunderstood as encryption. At the risk of cliché, encryption is truly everywhere.
Canada
9 Nov 2016
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Fintech At The Crossroads: Regulating The Revolution
Financial technology or "FinTech" -- using information and communications technology to better deliver financial services -- has undergone explosive growth in recent years.
Canada
22 Jul 2016
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