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Cybersecurity: Finally Some Law (Part 1) - Understanding Cybersecurity Standards Post-Ashley Madison (Canada)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 10 2017

This is the first bulletin of a two part series reviewing recent Canadian and U.S. regulatory guidance on cybersecurity standards in the context of

One Less (Regulator) Affair for AshleyMadison.com: Site Operators Agree to Settle U.S. Charges Stemming from 2015 Breach
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • December 23 2016

Remember the 2015 AshleyMadison.com data breach, where hackers gained access to the personal information of about 36 million users from over 46

Online Copyright Enforcement Gone Wrong - How To Get it Right
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada, USA
  • December 21 2016

An elderly grandmother. A first-person shooter video game. The two typically have very little in common. Yet both were recently in the headlines of

CASL 2017: The Sleeping Giant Awakens
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 16 2016

Three years ago, Canada brought into force a wide ranging anti-spam law (CASL). On July 1, 2017, important provisions in CASL, which had been held in

FTC Settles with Operators of AshleyMadison.com Over Security and Privacy Practices
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • December 16 2016

On December 14, 2016, the FTC announced that the operating companies of the AshleyMadison.com website (collectively, the “Operators”) have settled

'Let's go surfing now' - spoliation revisited
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • December 6 2016

Two of the most popular surf tunes of the 1960s were Wipeout by The Surfaris and Surfing Safari by The Beach Boys. Back then, there was no such thing

U.S. Insight: Using Customer Feedback to Evaluate Franchisees
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 30 2016

Consumer reviews are integral to an individual’s decision to purchase a product or service. By extension, reviews are intertwined with a business’s

Quebec Court Awards Damages to Canadian Artist for Wrongful Copyright Takedown Notice by Record Companies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 29 2016

In Whyte Potter-Mäl c Topdawg Entertainment Inc., the Court of Québec found Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, and Topdawg Entertainment

Privilege and Privacy in the Context of Company Email: Recent Canada vs US Cases
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 14 2016

Peerenboom v Marvel Entertainment (2016 NY Slip Op 31957(U)) is drama-driven case in which the New York County Supreme Court afforded Toronto

"Going Dark" - No Easy Answers on the Cybersecurity Horizon
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 8 2016

It is difficult to name another technology as ubiquitous yet simultaneously misunderstood as encryption. At the risk of cliché, encryption is truly