OMHRA Winter 2020 ECHO Newsletter Features Articles Authored by Hicks Morley Lawyers

The Winter 2020 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Hicks Morley lawyers. In the article “The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Highlights the Requirement for Co-operation in the Accommodation Process,” Amanda Cohen and Jessica Toldo discuss a recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal that provides support for the proposition that there may be recourse to termination where an employee refuses to co-operate in providing medical documentation…

IIROC-Regulated Employers Now Subject to New Cybersecurity Incident Reporting Obligations

As of November 14, 2019, investment dealers engaged in trading activity in Canadian markets (Dealer Members) that are regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) are now subject to new stringent reporting obligations for cybersecurity incidents. These new rules are the result of amendments to Rules 3100 and 3703 of the IIROC Rules that apply to all Dealer Members.

Ransomware Attack on Three Ontario Hospitals Highlights a Growing Cybersecurity Risk

Three Ontario hospitals were recently targeted in ransomware attacks that highlight the emerging risk of cyberattacks on public institutions and healthcare providers. The CBC first reported these attacks, which are the latest in a growing list of public institutions whose computer systems are infiltrated by hackers. Are you prepared? Learn more in this HR HealthCheck.

Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) Webinar: Cybersecurity Defence, Response and Litigation

Overview To better understand strategic considerations and challenges and to gain insights as to how to navigate your obligations and implement practical measures to ensure compliance, our panelists will explore key data security and privacy issues including: Protection – policies and practices to prevent cybersecurity and privacy incidents Response – how to respond to minimize…

Law Society of Ontario: 9th Annual In-House Counsel Summit

The challenges facing in-house counsel today, both internal and external, are unprecedented. Consider crisis management in the #MeToo era, or how to deal with the continued (and ever more powerful) threat of cyberattacks. At the same time, in-house lawyers must research and implement legal innovation in their departments. Our presenters can help. They go over the most effective approaches to the ever-shifting challenges, and they show you how your department — large or small — can best position itself to succeed in the coming years.

The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association Newsletter Features Article by Daniel Michaluk on Cyber Incident Response

The December 2018 issue of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) newsletter features an article authored by Hicks Morley lawyer Daniel Michaluk. In the article “Cyber Incident Response – Five Tips for Working with IT Experts,” Dan outlines tips on how to help insurers and their insured organizations handle cyber incident response correctly. One of the key factors of…