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Key Lessons from Federal Trade Commission’s 2017 Report on Privacy and Data Security

March 1, 2018 | Dan Doliner, Imran Ahmad, Marco Maduri

On January 18, 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) released its annual report on Privacy & Data Security for 2017 (the “Report”). The Report reviews the FTC’s privacy and data security related activities in 2017, including in the...


Federal Budget Allocates Significant Funds towards Cybersecurity

February 28, 2018 | Imran Ahmad

On February 27, 2018, the Minister of Finance tabled Budget 2018 – Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class (the “Budget”) before Parliament. The Budget includes investments in several key areas of the Canadian economy, including in the area of...


Cybersecurity: Five Guiding Principles for Boards

February 22, 2018 | Imran Ahmad

Data breaches and cyber-attacks continue to represent important threats to businesses of all shapes and sizes. High-profile data breaches have prompted heightened regulatory, shareholder, and public scrutiny of boardroom preparedness. While the importance of cybersecurity at the Board level may...


Extraterritorial scope of GDPR: Do Canadian businesses need to comply?

February 15, 2018 | Imran Ahmad

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) will be coming into force on May 25 of this year. While the GDPR has been a hot topic for some time in Europe, it has only recently begun to hit...


Senate Committee Report On Autonomous Vehicles Emphasizes Cybersecurity and Privacy

February 8, 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Dan Doliner, Pritika Deepak, Yasir Samad

On January 29, 2018, the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications (the “Committee”) released a report titled Driving Change: Technology and the future of the automated vehicle (the “Report”), which highlighted key regulatory and technical issues related to driverless...


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