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Canadian Privacy Law Review: Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches

Roland Hung Canadian Privacy Law Review Roland Hung's recent article titled, "Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches" was featured in the April issue of the Canadian Privacy Law R...
Mar 27, 2023

Seven Tips for Better Technology Services Agreements

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lexpert In a perfect world, all technology vendors would present their clients with balanced legal agreements that perfectly represent the commercial deal bet...
Mar 13, 2023
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New Mandatory Breach Requirements in British Columbia’s Public Sector

Roland Hung On November 25, 2021, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act, 2021 (“Bill 22”) was given Royal Assent. Bill 22 attempts to mod...
Mar 7, 2023
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Charities and Not-for-Profits: Obligations for Compliance with Privacy Legislation

Roland Hung and Nathaniel Balakumaran We often get asked by charities and not-for-profits whether they need to comply with the various privacy laws in Canada. Because charities and not-for...
Feb 16, 2023
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Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches

Roland Hung T-Mobile recently discovered that it suffered a massive security breach in or around mid-January 2023. The result of the breach was that the personal ...
Feb 10, 2023
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A Year in Review 2022 - Top Five Privacy Developments in Canada

Roland Hung It has been an eventful year for privacy law in Canada. In 2022, the Canadian privacy landscape saw significant changes, as stakeholders at all levels...
Dec 14, 2022
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“The Most Egregious of Circumstances” – The Federal Court Confirms the High Bar for Privacy Law Damages in Al-Husseini v. Altaif Inc.

Roland Hung The Federal Court’s recent decision in Al-Husseini v. Altaif Inc., 2022 FC 1497, adds to a growing number of cases that address the high bar for award...
Dec 7, 2022

Canada’s First AI Act Proposed

Lisa R. Lifshitz business law today On June 16, 2022, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (“Minister”) tabled the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (the “AI Act”), C...
Jul 13, 2022
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Cybersecurity in M&A Transactions

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Roland Hung It’s no secret that the world is becoming increasingly data-driven, and the business world is no exception. The ability of a business to effectively s...
Jul 7, 2022
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No Coffee Breaks from Privacy Compliance - A Cautionary Tale for App Developers

Roland Hung and Ida Sherkat In an effort to engage with customers on a deeper level, companies are increasingly investing time and resources into developing and improving their m...
Jul 4, 2022
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Proposed Privacy Bill Introduces Fines and New Requirements for Private Organizations

Lisa R. Lifshitz, Roland Hung and Cameron McMaster After a hiatus of almost two years, the Canadian Government has finally recommenced its long awaited overhaul of existing federal private sector priva...
Jun 21, 2022
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Legislative Update: Bill C-26 Introduces New Requirements for Federally Regulated Industries

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Cameron McMaster On June 14, 2022, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, introduced into Parliament the first reading of Bill C-26, An Act respecting cyberse...
Jun 17, 2022

Legal iGaming Comes to Ontario!

Lisa R. Lifshitz ABA Business Law Today On April 4, 2022, Ontario became the first province in Canada to regulate online gambling, legalizing what was previously a grey market in this space....
May 5, 2022
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Blockchain: Opportunities and Legal Considerations

Roland Hung, Lisa R. Lifshitz and Olivia Veldkamp Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that is most widely known for its application with Bitcoin. Despite this claim to fame, blockchain techn...
Apr 20, 2022
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Tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion Does Not Extend to Hacked Companies

Roland Hung and Abdul-Baasith Javed Recently, in Winder v. Marriott International, Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has reaffirmed its opinion regarding the limits of liabilit...
Mar 21, 2022

Co- author, "Same, Same, but Different: Uncommon Law(s) When Doing Business in Canada"

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Cameron McMaster Director’s Technology Handbook: Tips and Strategies for Advising Corporate Directors (published by the American Bar Association in May, 2021)
May 12, 2021
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