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Data breaches in Canada: Reporting obligations, class actions and breach management
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 8 2017

In Canada, breach reporting to the appropriate regulatory bodies is currently only mandatory for private sector organizations in Alberta under the


CASL Private Right of Action Delayed Indefinitely
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

Citing the desire for a balanced approach to the needs of individuals and organizations under Canada’s anti-spam law, the Minister of Innovation


CASL Private Right of Action Delayed; Enforcement by CRTC Continues
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 7 2017

Commonly known as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, “CASL” contains a controversial enforcement mechanism known as the “private right of action” that


CASL Class Actions on the Horizon?
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2017

We have previously written about how Canada's anti-spam Legislation ("CASL") established the world's toughest standards for sending commercial


Top 10 Issues for Employers, Issue 9: Personal Employee Information
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

This is the ninth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. This instalment addresses privacy risks and best practices for employers with


Getting Fit Legally - How to Manage Your Legal Risk as a Fitness Business Owner
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

It is no surprise that there are many challenges to running a fitness business. One aspect which often troubles fitness business owners is how to go


Demystifying two key CASL milestones - and what you need to know about July 1, 2017
  • Pitblado LLP
  • Canada
  • May 11 2017

Canada turns 150 on July 1, 2017. That date also marks a milestone for Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) - while few may be blowing out the candles for


Privacy Breaches in Manitoba: A Mitigation and Prevention Primer
  • Pitblado LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2017

A privacy breach is typically defined as the unauthorized use of, or access to, personal information or personal health information. In most cases


Lawful Access: The Privacy Commissioner Reiterates its Position
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

One of the challenging aspects of PIPEDA in recent years has been the new section 7(3)(c.1)(ii), which permits organisations to disclosure personal


The Other Shoe Drops: The Private Right of Action Under CASL
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

The bulk of Canada’s anti-spam law, known colloquially as CASL, came into force on July 1, 2014. CASL sets out strict rules for a variety of online