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A higher price tag on privacy? An Ontario court certifies a class action for breach of privacy

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Organizations that collect or handle personal information are generally aware that they have an obligation to protect that information from loss or

Privacy breach by employee could have price tag for employer

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 4 2014

A recent certification of a class action in the case of Evans v. Bank of Nova Scotia highlights the potential liability that Ontario employers can

Proactive monitoring: lack of employee oversight leads to the certification of the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 23 2014

On June 6, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court certified the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of "intrusion upon seclusion"

Stolen customer data results in Ontario's first certified privacy class action

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Businesses that collect personal information have an added incentive to monitor employees handling customer data - Ontario's first class action

BC bank botches investigation

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 8 2014

"CIBC was cavalier, insensitive, and reckless. They forged ahead with a termination for cause based on inaccurate and incomplete information despite

Claim for damages for breach of privacy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 16 2012

The Ontario Court of Appeal has created a new cause of action

Suing for snooping privacy intrusion actionable in Ontario

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 23 2012

In Jones v. Tsige, the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently ruled that there is a tort of “intrusion upon seclusion” in this province and awarded $10,000 in damages to a woman whose banking records were surreptitiously accessed by a fellow employee

A cautionary tale for front line bank employees?

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 30 2011

A common fraud perpetrated on financial institutions is the deposit of counterfeit cheques

Ask a labour & employment lawyer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2010

Can highly paid financial services employees, such as financial advisors, analysts and investment bankers, claim overtime pay?

Overtime class action certified

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2010

Within days of the latest “overtime” class action being filed on behalf of Investment Advisors, Financial Representatives and Investment Consultants at BMO Nesbitt Burns, Ontario Superior Court judge George Strathy has granted certification in the Fulawka v. The Bank of Nova Scotia case