We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 70

The Digital Privacy Act: important amendments to Canadian privacy law
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2015

On June 18, 2015, Canada passed into law Bill S-4 - The Digital Privacy Act. Bill S-4 made a number of important amendments to the Personal


The case for cause with a single act of employee misconduct
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

In Steel v. Coast Capital Savings Credit Union (PDF), the British Columbia Court of Appeal recently confirmed that a single incident of employee


Government policy directions for a more transparent Government
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2015

On March 17, the Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions submitted a policy paper announcing the


Supreme Court recalls broad principles regarding the disclosure of evidence held by a third party in Quebec civil law
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2014

Litigation and Dispute Resolution BulletinThe civil law has recognized for some time that a party to a telephone conversation can record the


U.S. Supreme Court raises the bar on patent eligibility of computer-implemented methods
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 26 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International . This decision had been


Can you keep a secret? Court upholds termination for breach of confidentiality
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2014

A recent decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court demonstrates the Court's willingness to strictly enforce clearly drafted employer policies in


Individual privacy rights trumped by union's freedom of expression
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada last Friday ruled that a union's right to collect, use and disclose personal information for legitimate labour relations


Are your former employees’ smartphones potential sources of evidence?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2013

One of your employees quits his job and returns his smartphone which contains incriminating information. What can you do with this information? Could


Innovation under siege: definition of innovative drug narrowed for purposes of data protection
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed Takeda Canada Inc.'s application for leave to appeal the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal


Supreme Court of Canada rules on workplace computer pornography: employee privacy rights limit police
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2012

On October 19, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling in R. v. Cole