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California now has toughest law in U.S. for the collection of personal information

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column If you work at a company that engages in cross-border transactions involving consumers, including in California, brace yourself – some additiona...
Sep 16, 2019
Book

Artificial Intelligence in Canada

Lisa R. Lifshitz Chapter author in Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines: Understanding A.I. and the Legal Impact How will the law change to accommodate the role of artificial intelligence in society and how much of that change has occurred already? When machines ...
Aug 20, 2019
Presentation

Cyber Security and Personal Data

Moderator, World Legal Summit, Toronto
Aug 1, 2019
Presentation

Autonomous Machines

Panelist, World Legal Summit, Toronto
Aug 1, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Senate Report Urges Action On Open Banking

Ben McLaughlin Torkin Manes LegalPoint In June 2019, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce (the “Committee”) released its report on open banking, entitled...
Jul 25, 2019
Article

A Fine Mess: the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office's proposed GDPR fines

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column The calm of the lazy, hazy July summer was recently shattered by two announcements from the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office that sent a s...
Jul 15, 2019
Article

Tech competence should be required

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Magazine — IT Girl Column With data breaches making news almost daily, I was not surprised by a recent survey by Robert Half Legal that found that 87 per cent of 150 full-time ...
Jul 3, 2019
Article

Combatting cyber threats: CSE releases new baseline cybersecurity controls

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column On April 5, 2019, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security released the Baseline Cyber Security Controls for Small and Medium Organizations intended to ...
Jun 17, 2019
Article

Federal Court makes clear: Website scraping is illegal

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column As a general rule, we all know it is not a good idea to scrape content from a website, yet some companies persist in this behaviour contrary to law an...
May 13, 2019
Presentation

The Privacy and Security Challenges of New Technologies

Lisa R. Lifshitz PLI Privacy and Data Security Law Conference, May 6, San Francisco and June 7, Chicago  
May 6, 2019
Article

The many lessons of the Equifax data breach

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column In a sweeping and detailed report of findings in the Equifax decision released on April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, sev...
Apr 15, 2019
Book

Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements

Lisa R. Lifshitz Co-Editor Who needs a book on contracting with cloud computing vendors? Aren’t all cloud contracts basically commoditized, comprised of “boilerplate...
Apr 2, 2019
Presentation

Medical AI: Legal Issues of Robotics in Healthcare

Lisa R. Lifshitz Program Chair and Moderator, American Bar Association Business Law Spring Meeting
Mar 29, 2019
Presentation

Medical AI - Legal Issues of Robotics in Healthcare

Lisa R. Lifshitz Program Chair and moderator, ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Mar 29, 2019
Presentation

AI in Canada

Lisa R. Lifshitz Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines panel, ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Mar 29, 2019
Article

Canada Supreme Court Rules That Privacy is Not An “All-or-Nothing Concept”

Lisa R. Lifshitz American Bar Association's Business Law Today While considering the specific criminal charge of voyeurism, Canada’s Supreme Court of Canada recently confirmed that privacy is not an ”a...
Mar 14, 2019
Article

United States Federal Trade Commission strikes one for children’s privacy

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column On Feb. 27, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced that operators of the video networking app Musical.ly (now known as TikTok), had agreed to pay...
Mar 11, 2019
Presentation

Privacy and Policy: Protecting Your Business

Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University
Feb 25, 2019
Article

OSFI unveils new technology and cybersecurity breach requirements

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column In addition to ensuring their compliance with Canada’s new federal mandatory data breach and breach-of-security-safeguards reporting requirement...
Feb 11, 2019
Presentation

Managing Data Breaches

Lisa R. Lifshitz Torkin Manes Cybersecurity Webinar Series Speaker, Cybersecurity Webinar Series
Jan 24, 2019
Presentation

Cybersecurity and the Boardroom – Responsibilities of Directors, Officers and Counsel

Cybersecurity Webinar Series Speaker, Cybersecurity Webinar Series
Jan 22, 2019
Article

Dude, where’s my data? The OPC’s privacy guidance to cannabis retailers and purchasers

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column With much fanfare, recreational cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. On December 17, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of C...
Jan 14, 2019
Article

Ethics by design: Canada adopts AI ethics and data protection declaration

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column Canada has added its voice to the global chorus of data protection and privacy commissioners calling for fairness, transparency and privacy by design ...
Dec 10, 2018
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