Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is widely regarded as the strictest and most demanding anti-spam legislation in the world. When CASL came into effect in 2014, it dramatically changed the way… Read More
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently published a notice in response to an increasing number of ransomware attacks against organizations in the first few months of 2021.
This… Read More
We previously wrote about the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) upholding the constitutionality of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) in two 2017 judgments, A-382-17 and A-383-17, 2020 FCA 103. Now, as… Read More
A Privacy… Read More
It is more important than ever for organizations to have appropriate privacy compliance programs in place to mitigate significant privacy related risks.
Given their statutory and fiduciary duties, the directors of… Read More
Setoguchi v Uber and Simpson v Facebook
When widespread data privacy breaches occur, compromised organizations have genuine concern that class action certification is likely to follow. However, two recent decisions illustrate… Read More
Over the past year, organizations and individuals across Canada pivoted and adapted to the impacts of COVID-19, moving into the online world to better serve their clients and customers.
Moving operations… Read More
In 2020 professionals experienced numerous disruptions as they responded to COVID-19 and swiftly transitioned technology, processes and people to continue to provide their essential services.
As if that was not enough,… Read More
Employers should have strong privacy management programs in place and should consider potential privacy issues when making disciplinary decisions.
Generally, employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy on workplace computers and… Read More