We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Employer is not vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s privacy breach

Canada - May 19 2015 Two employees were working together in a Government Department. One employee, (“Employee X”), looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who

Start me up! A new equity crowdfunding exemption adopted

Canada - May 20 2015 As one more step in the current overhaul of Canada's exempt market, securities regulators in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issues cybersecurity guidance update

USA - May 20 2015 In April 2015, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued updated cybersecurity guidance for registered investment companies

Toronto Financial Services Alliance calls for changes to canadian law to facilitate islamic finance

Canada - February 2 2012 The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA), a public private partnership of federal, provincial and municipal governments and leading financial institutions and entities, has made submissions to the federal and provincial governments as part of the annual pre-budget consultation process

New sources of liquidity in a tough market

Canada - May 19 2015 Funding requirements for projects and infrastructure, oil and gas, power and electricity, renewables, commercial real estate development, automotive

Patent ownership was found to be assigned pursuant to an employment contract

Canada - May 27 2015 The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta was asked to decide the ownership of patent rights as between an employer and an employee. The employment

Two non-parties to a trademark and copyright decision are bound by the final injunction

Canada - May 27 2015 The Ontario Superior Court had previously issued an injunction to prevent the sale of candy snacks known as “Classic Sesame” because they were found

Appellate Court finds it reasonable to exclude evidence of non-confusion from after the date of first use

Canada - May 27 2015 Servicemaster further appeals their previously dismissed judicial review of the TMOB, who refused to register their applications for SERVICEMASTER

Privacy breach: Bank fails to promptly advise credit bureaus of inaccurate personal information as mandated by its privacy policy

Canada - May 25 2015 Many organizations publish a privacy policy as a means of prescribed disclosures and obtaining required informed consent to their personal

Cabinet making Premier Notley unveils cabinet

Canada - May 25 2015 On May 24, 2015 Rachel Notley was sworn in as Alberta’s 17th Premier and introduced her cabinet. With the following 11 Ministers, Premier Notley’s