Mondaq Canada: Technology
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Staff Notice discusses the application of securities laws to ordinary investment funds that propose to invest in cryptocurrencies.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
According to the Bank of Canada, cybersecurity should be treated as a public good, which the public sector has a role in coordinating.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies and the spread of cryptocurrency offerings have attracted increased attention from securities regulators in Canada and abroad.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Interest in blockchain, the technology driving the virtual currency Bitcoin, has grown dramatically over the last few years as it has the potential to transform many business processes...
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
On Monday, September 4, 2017, the PBOC, through a joint decree with a variety of Chinese regulatory agencies, announced that it was imposing an immediate ban on initial coin offerings...
Aird & Berlis LLP
This week Toronto plays host to the Elevate Toronto Festival, a three-day tech festival aimed at showcasing the city's vibrant and innovative tech community.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On August 15, 2017, the FTC announced that Uber agreed to settle an FTC complaint regarding Uber's alleged deceptive representations about its privacy and data security practices.
McMillan LLP
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").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 24, 2017, Staff of the Canadian Security Administrators released CSA Staff Notice 46-307 Cryptocurrency Offerings, published in all Canadian jurisdictions except Saskatchewan.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 9, 2017, the Government of Ontario released its report on financial services following the Red Tape Challenge.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Data minimization is a fundamental principle of Canadian personal information protection laws, and can be an effective way to reduce cyber risks.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In July 2017, the Bank of Canada released a discussion paper outlining a framework for the assessment of risks and opportunities for central banks in connection with Fintech.
Bennett Jones LLP
We live in an age of escalating cybersecurity threats. Many intrusion threats are social engineering attacks, which seek to gain entry to an organization's computer systems via its personnel...
Bennett Jones LLP
We live in an age of escalating cybersecurity threats.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The SEC's view that many ICOs constitute securities offerings will have far-reaching implications for blockchain businesses and ICOs.
Torys LLP
Bitcoin was conceived in a 2008 white paper entitled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, authored by one or more persons using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On 22 May 2017, the Financial Stability Board and the Committee on the Global Financial System released a report entitled "FinTech credit: Market Structure, Business Models and Financial Stability Implications".
Fasken Martineau (French)
La cybersécurité figure parmi les aspects les plus importants de la gestion du risque à l'échelle des organisations, tant du secteur privé que public. Le Canada ne fait pas exception.
Fasken Martineau
Cybersecurity ranks among the top organization-wide risk management issues in both the private and public sector.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The results found the average cost of a data breach in Canada to be C$5.78-million, with an average cost of C$255 per lost or stolen record.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Smart contracts, which replace traditional paper documents with a computer program that automatically verifies and executes an agreement, are poised to fundamentally alter the way M&A and contract-based legal work is performed.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On May 30, 2017, Brave completed an initial coin offering (ICO) that raised US$35 million in under 30 seconds. More recently, on August 10, 2017, Filecoin announced just over 30 minutes into the sale...
McMillan LLP
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).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
From August 9, 2017 to September 29, 2017, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is holding a public consultation on proposed reforms to the Copyright Board of Canada.
McMillan LLP
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...
Bennett Jones LLP
If you are a healthcare data custodian that is subject to a ransomware attack, you may be required to report the incident to regulators and to those individuals whose information was subject to the attack.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Please refer to our commentary on the first consultation paper for further information.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Data minimization is a fundamental principle of Canadian personal information protection laws, and can be an effective way to reduce cyber risks.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 24, 2017, Staff of the Canadian Security Administrators released CSA Staff Notice 46-307 Cryptocurrency Offerings, published in all Canadian jurisdictions except Saskatchewan.
McMillan LLP
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, ...
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