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ETHI Committee Prepares for GDPR Adequacy Assessment in New Report on PIPEDA

Preparations for the upcoming entry into force of the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) are underway in Canada’s House of Commons. On February 28, 2018, the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (“ETHI” or “Committee”) presented its report on the review of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), entitled “Towards Privacy by […] Read more

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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation – A Primer for Canadian Organizations

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), which will come into force in May 2018, is a significant evolution in personal data protection laws, and is materially different in important respects from the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and similar provincial laws. The GDPR is complicated and nuanced, with permitted variances among European Union […] Read more