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…

Daniel Michaluk Quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily on Ottawa Releasing Proposed Regulations on Data Breach Notifications

The Lawyer’s Daily quoted Hicks Morley’s Daniel Michaluk in a September 14, 2017 article titled “Ottawa releases proposed regulations on data breach notifications.” The article explores how private sector organizations following federal privacy law will have to provide breach notifications to customers and the privacy commissioner where it is reasonable to believe that the breach creates a “real risk of significant harm”.

Federal Privacy Commissioner Uses Ashley Madison Incident to Promote Good Information Governance

Organizations subject to Canadian privacy law should be aware that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (together with the Australian Information Commissioner) recently issued a report on the 2015 breach of the Ashley Madison website – a breach that affected nearly 35 million individuals who had used the online dating site for adults…

Daniel Michaluk Quoted by The Lawyers Weekly on Possible Changes to PIPEDA

Daniel Michaluk was quoted in the August 26, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly. The article, “Privacy body eyes consent law, mulls changes,” details the issues the consent model has under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, after the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published a consultation paper that examines its practicality in today’s world of cloud computing, data analytics and the Internet of Things…

2016 Ottawa Client Conference

Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.