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International E-Discovery: A Global Handbook Of Law And Technology
Counsel Molly Reynolds has contributed to the Canada chapter in Globe Law and Business's International E-Discovery book, published in August.
Canada
14 Aug 2018
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Federal Court Of Appeal Confirms Common Interest Privilege Applies In Commercial Transactions
On March 6, the Federal Court of Appeal confirmed that common interest privilege (CIP) protects the sharing, between parties to a commercial transaction, of communications ...
Canada
12 Mar 2018
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PIPEDA May Not Apply To Information Collected To Defend A Lawsuit
The OPC rules that collection or use of personal information to defend a lawsuit does not constitute "commercial activity"
Canada
16 Mar 2017
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New York's Highest Court Declines To Expand The Common-Interest Privilege
New York's highest court has declined to expand the common-interest doctrine beyond the litigation context, such as to M&A transactions.
Canada
20 Jun 2016
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Supreme Court Reaffirms Primacy Of Solicitor-Client Privilege, Finding Income Tax Act Provisions Unconstitutional
On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada released two decisions dealing with the constitutionality of demands for information and documents ("requirements") sent to lawyers and notaries under Canada's Income Tax Act (Act).
Canada
13 Jun 2016
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New York Appeals Court Expands The Common-Interest Privilege
The presence of a third party to a communication between a client and attorney typically waives the attorney-client privilege.
United States
21 Jan 2015
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Protecting Privacy In The Age Of The Internet
The Supreme Court of Canada has recognized Canadians’ right to Internet privacy in a recent decision involving IP address information provided to police.
Canada
27 Jun 2014
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Federal Court Limits Third-Party Information Exemptions In Access-To-Information Requests To Regulators
The Federal Court of Canada clarified the limits of the "third-party information" exemptions under section 20 of the federal Access to Information Act.
Canada
30 May 2014
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Document Retention Policies: An Ounce Of Prevention
In January, the Federal Court of Canada set aside document-production orders issued to the Competition Bureau under section 11 of the Competition Act in connection with the Bureau’s review of the Labatt/Lakeport merger.
Canada
26 Mar 2008
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Privacy In Cross-Border Litigation
Since 2004, Canadian businesses have been subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), federal legislation that regulates the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in the context of commercial activity.
Canada
12 Dec 2007
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Using Electronic Records In Patent Proceedings
In Canada, a patent granting exclusive property to a claimed invention can be obtained only if the applicant complies with all the requirements of the Patent Act (RSC, 1985, c P-4) and associated Patent Rules (SOR/96-423).
Canada
6 Jun 2007
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Corporate Governance: Managing the Risk
Our October, 2005, article described increased personal risks faced by directors and officers of public companies in the current corporate governance climate. This article describes steps directors and officers can take to minimize and manage these risks.
Canada
 
15 Dec 2005
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Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Releases Decision on Outsourcing and USA Patriot Act
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released a decision that clears up some uncertainty surrounding outsourcing in view of Canada’s federal privacy statute, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Canada
16 Nov 2005
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Privacy Versus Patriots
Those who handle individuals’ personal information, including financial details, in the course of business are required to treat that information in accordance with Canada’s privacy laws. This includes getting an individual’s consent as to where and to whom this information is disclosed.
Canada
 
20 Sep 2005
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Patent Litigation: Choosing Between the United States and Canada
Multinational companies must plan for, obtain and enforce large portfolios of intellectual property in every commercially significant jurisdiction.
Canada
3 Mar 2005
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