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Firm News

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2020

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 25 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of T...
Aug 21, 2019
Firm News

Lisa R. Lifshitz recognized by Who's Who Legal as a Thought Leader for Data

Who's Who Legal Congratulations to Lisa R. Lifshitz, a partner in our Business Law Group, specializing in the areas of information technology and business law and the...
Aug 20, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes shortlisted by Chambers Canada for the 2019 Regional Law Firm of the Year Award

Chambers Canada Torkin Manes is honoured to be shortlisted by Chambers & Partners in the category of Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2019 Chambers Canada Aw...
Aug 13, 2019
In the News

Privacy commissioner suspends consultation following Equifax data breach — Lisa R. Lifshitz speaks to Canadian Lawyer

Canadian Lawyer The Canadian government’s privacy watchdog is quietly winding down a consultation that was announced in April following the Equifax data br...
Jun 3, 2019
In the News

When AI makes a bad decision, who's legally responsible? Lisa R. Lifshitz speaks to CBC about how these legal issues might apply in Canada

CBC — Spark A Hong Kong billionaire, an investment manager, and a money managing supercomputer called K1 – what could go wrong? K1 was designed to comb thro...
Jun 3, 2019
In the News

Lisa R. Lifshitz speaks to Business Law Today on Negotiating Agreements for Cloud Computing

ABA Business Law Today Lisa R. Lifshitz of our Emerging Technology and Technology, Privacy & Data Management Groups speaks to the American Bar Association's Business Law...
May 31, 2019
In the News

Toronto tech conference Collision could be a hub for investment deals — Myron Mallia-Dare speaks to the Law Times about the high-profile conference

Law Times Toronto is hosting a high-profile technology conference this week, and several lawyers say they’ll be on site to help clients meet with investor...
May 22, 2019
In the News

Lisa Lifshitz speaks to Canadian Lawyer about the importance of lawyers increasing cybersecurity resources

Canadian Lawyer Nearly nine in 10 Canadian lawyers plan to increase cybersecurity resources within their firms in order to keep sensitive data safe from breaches, whi...
Apr 29, 2019
Firm News

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm lawyers have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Direc...
Apr 24, 2019
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
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