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Cyber Hacking And Security - Consequences For Canadian Companies And Insurers
  • Beard Winter LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 15 2018

The prevalence of cyber-predators unleashing new and comprehensive hacks that infiltrate a company’s network grows seemingly unabated. Front Page news


VTech Data Breach Enforcement Actions Guidance for Data Security and Privacy Law Compliance
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 12 2018

The January 2018 resolution and settlement of VTech data breach enforcement actions by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the United States


Mandatory new Canadian data breach obligations expected to take effect in 2018
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 12 2018

Strict new Canadian security breach notification requirements are expected to be finalized and come into force during 2018. The requirements will


Québec Court of Appeal confirms application of French language requirements for websites
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2018

On December 20, 2017, in 156158 Canada Inc. v. Attorney General of Québec, 2017 QCCA 2055, the Québec Court of Appeal confirmed the constitutional


FTC Brings First-Ever “Connected” Toys Privacy and Data Security Case; US, Canada, and Hong Kong Privacy Regulators Coordinate Enforcement
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA, Canada, Hong Kong
  • January 10 2018

On January 8, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought its first-ever privacy and data security case involving Internet-connected toys. VTech


Toy Maker Agrees to Pay $650,000 to Settle FTC Charges That Its Internet-Connected Toys Violated COPPA
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 10 2018

In its first enforcement action involving internet-connected toys, the FTC alleged that the maker and operator of electronic devices, web portals and


Internet of Toys Enforcement: VTech Agrees to COPPA Settlement
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 9 2018

On January 8, the FTC announced a settlement with VTech (a maker of electronic children's toys) for violations of COPPA, adding to the regulatory


2017: The SCC year in review
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 4 2018

This article summarizes the 10 most important Supreme Court of Canada decisions from 2017, as selected by Gowling WLG's Supreme Court of Canada


Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation - 2017 Year in Review
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 3 2018

During 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continued to enforce Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as


Data Security and Cybercrime in Canada
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • January 3 2018

A structured guide to data protection and cyber security in Canada