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The Future Of Big Data Regulation
Heated debates on the future of the digital economy is in vogue in both antitrust circles and broader public discourse.
Canada
3 Jun 2019
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After Equifax: Canadian Business And GDPR-Era Privacy Regulation
Around 19,000 Canadians were among the over 143 million individuals whose personal information was compromised in the 2017 Equifax privacy breach.
Canada
22 May 2019
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What The OPC's Decision In Equifax Means For Cross-Border Data Transfers And Outsourcing
The Office of the Privacy OPC released its report on its investigation into a 2017 data breach at Equifax and reversed its position on the privacy requirements that attach to intercompany data transfers and...
Canada
29 Apr 2019
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Proposed Changes To Canadian Regulation Affecting Generic Drug Submissions And Data Protection
The Canadian government has published proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (Regulations) that will make it easier for a generic drug manufacturer to bring a chemical
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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With Canada's New Privacy-Breach Laws Comes The Real Risk Of ‘Oversharing'
The year isn't over yet – but the trend is clear. With new security flaws being discovered in software every day – on top of plain old human negligence and nosiness – our data are at more risk than ever.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
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NAFTA 2.0: The Wide-Ranging Impact Of USMCA
The September 30 agreement that renegotiates NAFTA—United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—updates the more than two decade old trade deal.
Canada
19 Oct 2018
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Understanding California's New Consumer Privacy Law
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will grant California residents new privacy rights when it takes effect on January 1, 2020...
Canada
5 Sep 2018
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How Will The GDPR Affect Canadian Businesses?
The new European privacy regime—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—is now in force.
Canada
24 Jul 2018
9
How Will The EU GDPR Affect Canadian Businesses?
The new European privacy regime—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. Although its broad scope may impose new privacy obligations ...
European Union
19 Jun 2018
10
CLOUD Act Will Streamline Data Sharing But Raises Privacy Questions
The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act was enacted as part of the Omnibus Spending Bill signed by President Donald Trump on March 23.
Canada
20 Apr 2018
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Mandatory Privacy Breach Reporting Rules Take Effect In November
In 2015, the federal government amended the PIPEDA to require organizations to report certain serious breaches of personal information to the OPC and to affected individuals.
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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Free Trade Deal Reached After 11 Countries Sign CPTPP
The 11 countries part of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed the deal on March 8 in Santiago, Chile.
Canada
14 Mar 2018
13
Report Recommends Amendments To PIPEDA
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics has released its report on updating the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Canada
12 Mar 2018
14
SCC Affirms Individuals May Have Expectation Of Privacy In Electronic Communications
On December 8, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in two cases concerning individuals' reasonable expectation of privacy in text messages and other electronic communications.
Canada
14 Dec 2017
15
CASL Private Right Of Action Delayed
Canada's Anti-Spam Law came into force in July 2014, with various provisions scheduled to come into force on later dates.
Canada
19 Jun 2017
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Advances In Artificial Intelligence: A Primer And Its Impact On Business And The Law
Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer solely the domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood film studios.
Canada
19 Apr 2017
17
All Hands On Deck: Mitigating Cyber Attacks
As big and costly cyber attacks have recently illustrated, long gone are the days when directors and general counsel could feign technophobia and relegate mitigating cyber risk to an organization's IT department.
Canada
13 Jun 2016
18
For Safe Harbor, Steer North
Many questions follow in the wake of the European Court of Justice ruling invalidating the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor regime for the transfer of personal information.
Worldwide
30 Nov 2015
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The Price Of A Data Breach: Target Reaches $10M Settlement In U.S. Privacy Class Action
On March 19, 2015, the United States District Court in the District of Minnesota gave preliminary approval to a proposed settlement for the December 2013 data breach suffered by Target Corporation.
Canada
1 Apr 2015
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Court Of Appeal Affirms: Privacy Tort Applies To Breach Of Private Health Information
In a decision of particular significance to healthcare institutions and their employees, the Ontario Court of Appeal has affirmed the applicability of the common law tort of intrusion upon seclusion in the healthcare context.
Canada
26 Feb 2015
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