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In the News

Privacy protection at issue in pot purchases — Lisa Lifshitz speaks to the Law Times

Law Times Protecting the identity and financial information of those who purchase marijuana is one of the primary concerns of the nascent retail market for rece...
Mar 12, 2019
In the News

Torkin Manes recognized as the #1 ranked Ontario regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer

Canadian Lawyer We thank our clients, colleagues and peers for recognizing us with this distinguished honour.
Mar 4, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes supports the 2018 #movethedial Global Summit to promote the participation and leadership of women in tech

#movethedial 2018 Global Summit The Summit will attract incredible women tech leaders and supporters from across the world to create a powerful and unforgettable experience for ever...
Oct 24, 2018
Firm News

Torkin Manes is proud to support the 13th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable on the use of technology in-house

Hosted by Torkin Manes, the 13th annual General Counsel Roundtable focused the conversation on the impact of technology on in-house departments. ...
Jul 26, 2018
Firm News

Lisa Lifshitz honoured with 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award

Congratulations to Lisa Lifshitz, partner at Torkin Manes and one of Canada’s leading lawyers specializing in the areas of information technolog...
Jun 21, 2018

Lisa Lifshitz considers the polarizing issues surrounding the 'Cloud Act' in Canadian Lawyer

Perhaps the one thing that everyone can agree upon is that the Cloud Act is one of the more controversial pieces of legislation passed in the U.S. to ...
Apr 17, 2018

Myron Mallia-Dare to speak at Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community panel series on April 7th

With panellists from a diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds, Kingston Blockchainers and Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community is e...
Apr 3, 2018

Dealing with legacy software — Lisa Lifshitz discusses the risks that organizations take when using outdated technology in her latest column in Canadian Lawyer

What will it take to make organizations wake up and deal with these risks? The following is a non-exhaustive list of considerations regarding legacy s...
Mar 12, 2018

Lisa Lifshitz reviews the recently unveiled Canadian Security Breach Regulations in the American Bar Association's Business Law Today

More than two years have passed since Ottawa amended Canada’s federal private-sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic D...
Jan 22, 2018

Lisa Lifshitz considers if an ICO can be successfully navigated within existing securities laws in her latest column in Canadian Lawyer

Recently, the freshly minted Cyber Unit of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission showed its teeth when it obtained an emergency court o...
Dec 11, 2017

Lisa Lifshitz discusses how to design a privacy-compliant autonomous vehicle in Canadian Lawyer

As autonomous car technology advances, privacy concerns relating to these vehicles are also growing given that these cars will be capable of recording...
Nov 28, 2017

Lisa Lifshitz discusses the threat of ransomware on the cloud in Canadian Lawyer

Longtime readers of this column know that I am a huge fan of all things cloud — until now.
Nov 3, 2017

Torkin Manes recognized by Chambers Canada 2018

We are pleased to announce that in the latest edition of the Chambers Canada Guide, our firm has been recognized for excellence in several key practic...
Sep 28, 2017

Mark your calendar for IT.CAN's 21st Annual Conference, taking place in Toronto on October 23–24, 2017 — co-chaired by Torkin Manes' Lisa R. Lifshitz

The 21st annual IT.CAN Annual Conference will be taking place on October 23 - 24, 2017 in Toronto and will be co-chaired by Torkin Manes' Lisa R. Lifs...
Jul 27, 2017

Lisa Lifshitz speaks to the Globe & Mail on cyberattack losses and the growing area of cyberliability insurance

In a recent interview with the Globe & Mail, Torkin Manes lawyer Lisa Lifshitz comments on the recent trend of cyberliability insurance amongst small ...
May 16, 2017

Torkin Manes recognized by Chambers Canada 2017

We are pleased to announce that in the latest edition of the Chambers Canada Guide, our firm has been recognized for excellence in several key practic...
Oct 3, 2016

Lisa Lifshitz quoted in Law Times about Cloud Service Agreements

“I think that there’s a lot of opportunity in this space, which is why I’m in it,” begins Lisa R. Lifshitz, a partner in Torkin Manes’ business law gr...
May 24, 2016

Lisa Lifshitz quoted in Law Times about the Internet of Things

"Lisa R. Lifshitz, a partner in Torkin Manes LLP's business law group specializing in technology and privacy law, points out that the issue of consent...
May 19, 2016

Lisa R. Lifshitz recommended for Information Technology in the Chambers Global 2015 guide

We are pleased to announce the selection of Lisa R. Lifshitz as a leader in her field for Information Technology, as published in the Chambers Gl...
Mar 12, 2015

Lisa Lifshitz to co-chair the 2015 Canadian IT Law Association Conference Spring Forum

The Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference provides information technology (“IT”) lawyers and business people with an opportunity t...
Feb 25, 2015

Torkin Manes technology partner Lisa R. Lifshitz named President of the Board of Directors of the Canadian IT Law Association/ l'Association canadienne du droit des technologies de l'information.

The Canadian IT Law Association, popularly known as IT.Can, is a national association of Canadian practitioners of information technology law and fost...
Oct 24, 2014

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015  

We are pleased to announce the selection of 13 Torkin Manes lawyers as leaders in their respective fields, as published in the latest edition of The B...
Aug 25, 2014

Torkin Manes' Lisa Lifshitz provides privacy guidance for companies using cloud-based services

Privacy Requirements in the Era of Cloud Computing - Ontario Bar Association Business Law Section      
Feb 1, 2013
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