Legal

Legal Privilege for Data Security Incident Investigation Reports

My partner Brad Freedman recently published a short article on Legal Privilege for Data Security Incident Investigation Reports. Data security incident response activities usually involve the creation of sensitive communications and documents that might be subject to legal disclosure obligations unless they are protected by legal privilege. An organization’s ability to assert legal privilege over a communication […] Read more

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: Preparing for the End of Special Transition Rule for Implied Consent to Receive CEMs

On July 1, 2017, contraventions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as “CASL”) will be subject to enforcement through private litigation, including class proceedings. On the same day, certain implied consents to receive commercial electronic messages, which are based on a special transition rule, will expire. Organizations should take steps now to verify their CASL […] Read more

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Réagir efficacement lors d’une faille de cybersécurité: Présentation le 24 mai (Montréal)

Je présenterai demain, avec mon associé Me Mathieu Piché-Messier, chef du groupe de litige commercial de Montréal chez BLG, sur le sujet suivant: Réagir efficacement lors d’une faille de cybersécurité, dans le cadre des événements organisés par Conférence Barreau de Montréal et Montpetit-Recrutement, Ressources Humaines, par le comité des avocats œuvrant en entreprise et en collaboration avec Borden […] Read more

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Preparing for CASL’s Private Right of Action

Commencing July 1, 2017, CASL contraventions will be subject to enforcement through private litigation, including class proceedings, by individuals and organizations seeking compensatory damages and potentially substantial statutory damages. Organizations should take steps now to verify their CASL compliance and mitigate the risks of CASL regulatory enforcement and private litigation. To read BLG’s recent bulletin […] Read more

Events News

IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2017

BLG is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2017 taking place May 17-18 at the adjoining Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building) and InterContinental Hotel. Members of our Privacy and Data Protection Group and Cybersecurity Law Group will be speaking throughout the conference : 1. Should the Right to be […] Read more