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Preparing For Compliance With New Privacy Consent Guidelines
Commencing January 1, 2019, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada will begin enforcing Guidelines for obtaining meaningful consent, which impose new requirements for private sector organizations to obtain legally valid privacy consents.
Canada
17 Sep 2018
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AODA Compliance Update
The Government of Ontario has retained a third party consulting firm to conduct compliance activities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the "AODA").
Canada
7 Aug 2018
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Health Information Breach Notification Obligations Under Alberta's Health Information Act
Commencing August 31, 2018, Alberta's Health Information Act (the "HIA") will require custodians of personal health information to give notice of any health information security breach ...
Canada
4 Jul 2018
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Simple Agreements For Tokens ("SAFTs") And The Regulatory Risk Of ICOs And Token Sales
Initial Coin Offerings ("ICOs") have dominated news headlines recently as blockchain technology continues to disrupt the way we do business.
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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Avoiding Nightmares: Moving From Competition Compliance Training To Compliance Management
For conspiracies, bid-rigging and other criminal competition offences, the risk of detection, prosecution and punishment has never been greater — cartel cases are up 3,000% in Canada since 2000.
Canada
4 Aug 2017
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Federal Government's 2017 Budget Bill Will Amend Review Thresholds And Public Reporting Obligations Under The Investment Canada Act
The Canadian federal government's budget implementation legislation for 2017 includes amendments to the Investment Canada Act that will be of interest to any non-Canadian wishing to acquire control of a Canadian business.
Canada
21 Apr 2017
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#NoMaterialInformation – CSA Provides Guidance On Social Media Use
Before sending out that next tweet or posting to a blog, hit the pause button and consider whether the timing and content pass muster. Reporting issuers and their representatives must take note of Staff Notice 51-348
Canada
13 Apr 2017
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Budget 2017: What It Means To The Investment Management Industry
These measures and other tax proposals announced in Budget 2017 that may be of interest to the investment management industry are summarized below.
Canada
10 Apr 2017
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Alberta Court Of Appeal Allows Crown To Advance Appeal On Workplace Safety Issues Of Significant Public Importance To The Oil And Gas Industry
On February 8, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its leave to appeal decision in R v Precision Diversified Oilfield Services Corp, 2017 ABCA 47.
Canada
20 Mar 2017
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Trump Trumped at the Supreme Court
Last year, the Ontario Court of Appeal ​​'s decision in Singh v Trump overturned a lower court decision and awarded the plaintiff damages against Donald J. Trump Sr. (as he then was) for negligent misrepresentation with respect to a Trump Hotel investement program (read about that here).
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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British Columbia Securities Commission Finds Common Law Due Diligence Defense Available in Administrative Proceedings for Breach of Securities Legislation
In a decision released on February 20, 2017, a panel of the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "Commission") held that a defence of due diligence is available in the context of contraventions of securities legislation that proceed under an administrative process.
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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Regulatory Enforcement Action Emphasizes Need For An Information Security Governance Framework
Recent enforcement action by the Canadian and Australian Privacy Commissioners and the United States Federal Trade Commission provides important guidance for compliance with personal information protection laws.
Canada
21 Feb 2017
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Statutory Disclosure Obligations For Cybersecurity Risks And Incidents
Last Thursday, Canadian Securities Administrators issued a Staff Notice to provide reporting issuers with guidance for compliance with continuous disclosure obligations regarding cybersecurity risks and incidents.
Canada
21 Feb 2017
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New Risk Classification Methodology For Mutual Funds And Etfs — September 1, 2017 With Phased-In Disclosure
Under new rules finalized by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) on December 8, 2016, Canadian fund managers must adopt by September 1, 2017...
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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