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CASL update 4 final anti-spam regulations and in-force date published

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 8 2013

On December 5, 2013, Industry Canada published its final Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations and announced that the in-force date for Canada's

Cloud computing: privacy and other risks

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2013

While the benefits of outsourcing organizational data storage to the cloud are plentiful, so are the legal risks. An organization must be sensitive

Chantal Bernier appointed Interim Privacy Commissioner

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2013

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced the appointment of Chantal Bernier, currently Assistant Privacy Commissioner, as Interim Privacy

OSFI releases cyber security self-assessment memorandum and guidance

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 21 2013

On October 28, 2013 the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada ("OSFI") released a memorandum and self-assessment guideline

Privacy laws are too broad Alberta statute ruled unconstitutional

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 21 2013

In a significant decision affecting the permissible scope of protection under Canada's private sector privacy laws, the Supreme Court of Canada has

Union free expression rights trump privacy concerns: Alberta PIPA unconstitutional

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 18 2013

The emerging privacy rights of some Canadians may now be in a state of flux because of a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC"

The Supreme Court's decision in R. v Vu: a specific authorization is required to conduct the search of computer or cell phone data

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 13 2013

On November 7, 2013, the Supreme Court rendered an important decision regarding the scope of warrants granted for the search of computers and cell

Damages granted for privacy violations are on the rise

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2013

Last week, the Honourable Mr. Justice Phelan of the Federal Court awarded over $20,000 in damages following a privacy violation in Chitrakar v Bell

Authorization of a class action for privacy violations granted in Quebec

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2013

As the amount of personal information available to and used by businesses continues to increase exponentially, protection of individual privacy is a

Labour Bill blocked by Canada's Senate: unions relieved

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 29 2013

Canada's Senate broke ranks with the federal government on June 26, 2013 by blocking a bill which would have mandated public financial disclosure by