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2016 Global Data Breach Notification Guide
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 1 2016

In your jurisdiction, are there legal requirements for organizations to provide notice of a breach of security for personal data or other company


First in Class: Independent Contractor Class Action Certified in Canada
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 16 2016

On July 27, 2016, an Ontario court certified a class action against Just Energy, a natural gas and electricity retailer, in which 7,000 of its sales


Reinstatement awarded in disability discrimination case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 1 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a human rights tribunal's decision to reinstate an employee where the employer had failed to accommodate


One million dollar fine confirms the shift of corporate criminal liability from the boardroom to the middle managers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 24 2015

On April 17, 2015, Justice Tôth of the Quebec Superior Court imposed a one million dollar fine on a corporation found guilty of price fixing in the


Whistleblower protection: the importance of internal policies
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 12 2014

Source: www.personneltoday.com Employees are often reluctant to report suspected misconduct because they fear retaliation from those that are


Canada and Europe establish a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) for accelerated examination
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union
  • November 11 2014

On September 24, 2014, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding


Canada: judicial recognition of risk assessment, R. V. Michaud
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision in R. V. Michaud, 2015 ONCA 585 (“Michaud”). This decision is of importance as the


Proportionality in Sentencing (Canada): White Collar Offenders Beware
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 11 2016

On December 17th 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada in the decision of R. v. Lacasse sent a warning to ordinarily law abiding citizens who commit


Global Human Rights Compliance & Litigation Update: Hudbay Minerals Inc. Lawsuit Receives International Media Coverage
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 15 2016

We recently discussed the rising number of claims against Canadian companies for alleged human rights violations in their overseas operations or


Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Lower Court Decision on Meta Tag Copying
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 21 2016

On 18 December 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal in Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Ltd confirmed a lower court’s decision that using a