Cybersecurity incidents have a tendency to grab headlines and compromise business value. Recently, we posted about the impact two major cybersecurity breaches had on Yahoo! (“Yahoo”). Hackers managed to gain… Read More
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) governs the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in the course of commercial activity by private sector organizations operating in… Read More
Authors: Lorraine Pinsent, Kursty Bansley
On June 17, 2019, Canada will make significant amendments to the Trademarks Act.
The amendments are being made to bring Canada in line with other countries that… Read More
Authors: Grant Stefanson and Anna Solmundson
The proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been negotiated as a replacement of NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and was announced on September 30,… Read More
On November 1, 2018, the mandatory breach reporting requirements under PIPEDA officially came into force.
Earlier this week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) also confirmed its guidance… Read More
The Canada Subcommittee of the Legislation and Regulations Committee (Subcommittee) has studied Canadian plain packaging regimes pertaining to both the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act and the Cannabis Act. Both… Read More
On September 17, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released draft guidance regarding PIPEDA’s new mandatory security and privacy breach notification requirements, which come into force… Read More