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Recent Developments in the United States Consumer Privacy Landscape

Canada, USA - July 19 2021 The privacy landscape in the United States is rapidly evolving. State legislatures are becoming increasingly concerned with consumer privacy. In the…

Bill 95: Quebec’s Digitization Law Unpacked

Canada - July 16 2021 An Act to amend the Act respecting the governance and management of the information resources of public bodies came into force in Quebec on June 10…

Responsible AI: European and North American Perspectives on the new EU draft AI Regulation

European Union - July 13 2021 On June 29, 2021, the Human Technology Foundation, in partnership with Ernst and Young, IEEE, ITechLaw and McCarthy Tétrault, hosted a webcast titled…

Data Breach: Notification Obligations and Best Practices

Canada - June 29 2021 The inevitable has happened. Your organization has suffered a data breach. Hopefully, your organization was prepared and had a response plan in place…

Basel Committee Issues Guidance on Prudential Treatment of Cryptoasset Exposures

Canada - June 29 2021 On June 10, 2021 the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (“Basel Committee”) issued a public consultation paper (the “Report”), requesting comments…

Federal Court of Appeal Affirms: Summary Adjudication of Patent Disputes is Viable in Canada

Canada - June 22 2021 In its decision ViiV Healthcare Company v Gilead Sciences Canada Inc. 2021 FCA 122 the Federal Court of Appeal has affirmed one of the first patent…

Emerging Developments in Ransomware

Canada - June 21 2021 Instances of ransomware have exploded in the past five years. In 2020 alone, it is estimated that the total cost to Canadian organizations in paid…

Getting cyber insurance right: 5 practical tips

Canada - June 9 2021 Having good cyber insurance coverage is an important component of managing enterprise-level risk, and getting it right has never been more important…

AI and Dispute Resolution: friends of foes?

United Kingdom - June 4 2021 On May 13, 2021, the London Disputes Week conference (“LIDW21”) hosted a panel of thought leaders to discuss the intersection of artificial…

Ransomware: avoidance and response

Canada - June 1 2021 Ransomware is on the rise. A 2020 report by IBM demonstrates the commonality of these attacks, indicating that ransomware is by far the most common…