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Webinar: Complying with Canada’s Upcoming Breach Notification Requirements (August 29)

I will participate, with Eduard Goodman, Global Privacy Officer for Cyberscout, at a webinar taking place on Tuesday, August 29, at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET on the management of cybersecurity breaches and notification requirements. The amendments to PIPEDA – through the Digital Privacy Act – will require private-sector organisations doing business in Canada to notify […] Read more

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​Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc.: Supreme Court Gives the Green Light to Global Orders to Take Down Search Results

The Supreme Court of Canada confirmed for the first time last week in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. that Canadian courts can order the worldwide removal of search results. I have co-authored a bulletin on this topic with Julien Boudreault, which is summarized below. Overview In a divided decision (7-2), the Court upheld an interlocutory […] Read more

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Douez v. Facebook : The Supreme Court of Canada confirms that a business cannot contract out of the local privacy law

On June 23rd, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision in Douez v. Facebook on the enforceability of forum selection clauses in online contracts which will significantly affect the legal risks of businesses employing the Business to Consumer (B2C) revenue model. The divided Court rejected Facebook’s effort to block a privacy class action […] Read more