Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Torkin Manes LLP
This aspect of the case was perhaps the most controversial and attracted considerable criticism from various commentators.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
To set aside a fundamental policy such as solicitor-client privilege requires clear and unambiguous legislative language.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The University of Calgary has succeded in establishing that the Alberta FOIPPA does not require a public body to produce to the Privacy Commissioner documents over which solicitor-client privilege is claimed...
Bennett Jones LLP
The federal private sector privacy regime operates on a consent basis. Unless an exception is applicable consent is needed to collect, use or disclose personal information of another.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The SCC held that each of these two reasons would have been enough on their own to allow the appeal.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, reviewed the obligations of financial institutions to preserve personal information...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has rendered judgment in a closely-watched case involving the intersection of judgment enforcement and privacy rights.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision today giving important guidance on how Canada's federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, should be interpreted.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") issued a judgment today interpreting Canada's private sector privacy laws in a manner that was rife with common sense.
Cassels Brock
On September 22, 2016 Yahoo Inc. reported that it suffered a data breach affecting 500 million of its approximately 1 billion user accounts.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Peerenboom v Marvel Entertainment (2016 NY Slip Op 31957(U)) is drama-driven case in which the New York County Supreme Court afforded Toronto businessman Harold Peerenboom the right to obtain the private emails...
Gowling WLG
Cross-border transfers and the outsourcing of Canadian personal information to foreign countries have become subjects of much focus in Canada.
McLennan Ross LLP
One of the fastest growing areas of class actions in North America involves data breaches.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 19, the CJEU handed down a decision in the Breyer case.
McMillan LLP
It is difficult to name another technology as ubiquitous yet simultaneously misunderstood as encryption. At the risk of cliché, encryption is truly everywhere.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently approved a settlement agreement in the Lowanski v The Home Depot class action, a decision that highlights adequate protection and a sufficient response can significantly reduce the legal risks after a data breach.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
That requirement is already found in other enactments. Finally, the CAI further recommends closer supervision of the collection and use of personal information relating to children or young people.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Lisa Chamzuk and Nicole Skuggedal's article "CRTC Releases CASL Decision Clarifying the Limits of Implied Consent" discusses the first written reasons issued by Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in an Anti-Spam case under Canada's legislation (CASL).
Field LLP
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is overly complex and notoriously difficult to interpret – heck, even lawyers start to see double when they read the official title of the law (An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The October 19, 2016 judgment of the European Court of Justice in the matter brought by Patrick Breyer against the Federal Republic of Germany (the "EU Decision") raises the issue of whether an IP address is personal information under the EU Directive 95/46/EC and provides an interesting comparison with the Canadian perspective.
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On Thursday, November 17, the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision giving important guidance on when personal financial information may be disclosed under Canada's federal privacy law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, reviewed the obligations of financial institutions to preserve personal information...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A recent US court ruling that Microsoft did not have to produce emails hosted on a server outside the US has raised many questions about the scope of the ruling and whether it will impact antitrust investigations.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The SCC held that each of these two reasons would have been enough on their own to allow the appeal.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") issued a judgment today interpreting Canada's private sector privacy laws in a manner that was rife with common sense.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision today giving important guidance on how Canada's federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, should be interpreted.
McInnes Cooper
On November 17, 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada decided a mortgagee has the mortgagor's implied consent to disclose its discharge statement to the mortgagor's judgment creditor.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has rendered judgment in a closely-watched case involving the intersection of judgment enforcement and privacy rights.
Marks & Clerk
After years of negotiations, the CETA between Canada and Europe was finally approved by all 28 European Union member states on October 28, 2016...
Cassels Brock
On September 22, 2016 Yahoo Inc. reported that it suffered a data breach affecting 500 million of its approximately 1 billion user accounts.
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