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No Jurisdiction at the LAT for Arbitration Proceedings: Commenced but not Completed at FSCO

September 10, 2019 | Helen D.K. Friedman

MT Insurance Law Blog

The transition of the forum for Statutory Accident Benefits disputes from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”) to the Licence Appeal Tribunal (the “LAT”), effective April 1, 2016, was not as seamless as anticipated and continues to be the...

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Cybersecurity Risks in Medical Devices – Health Canada Adopts Guidance Document

August 27, 2019 | David Krebs

MT Cybersecurity Blog

Cybersecurity and data breaches are topics of high concern for Canadians. As discussed in previous blog articles, data breaches in Canada, North America and Europe have illustrated how financially motivated hackers and human error can put personal data at risk,...

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Data Breaches, GDPR Fines, and Transborder Transfers – the Challenges of Assessing Cybersecurity and Privacy Risk

August 16, 2019 | David Krebs

MT Cybersecurity Blog

Data breaches, steep fines under GDPR, and changing requirements for transborder data transfers are just a few of the headline-making issues in the first half of 2019.  It has been anything but quiet for cybersecurity and privacy professionals or organizations...

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Commercial Transactions and All-Risks Coverage

July 31, 2019 | Chris T.J. Blom

MT Insurance Law Blog

How can a commercial transaction be the subject of indemnity under an all-risks policy? In Heart Zap Services Inc. v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2019 ONSC 3667 the plaintiff, Heart Zap Services Inc., received an order from Dr. Thomas Hardy for 25...

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Impact of Recent GDPR Enforcement on Privacy Due Diligence in M&A

July 25, 2019 | David Krebs

MT Cybersecurity Blog

In our last blog article, we discussed the British data protection authority’s (“ICO”) announcement to impose large fines on British Airways and Marriott Hotels for separate large-scale data breaches affecting those businesses. In this article, we will turn our minds...

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GDPR Shows its Teeth – UK Pursuing Record Fines for Data Breaches, Emphasizes Accountability

July 11, 2019 | David Krebs

MT Cybersecurity Blog

If there was any question as to the willingness of EU data protection authorities to pursue significant monetary penalties for violations of the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), this past week has surely put those uncertainties to rest. The...

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Changes to Health Canada Licensing Application Requirements

June 27, 2019 | Robert Graham, Erin Fray

The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

Modifications to Health Canada’s licensing application requirements represent a significant new burden to hopeful license applicants. On May 8, 2019, Health Canada issued a statement identifying significant changes to the Federal cannabis licensing process. While a significant number of licenses...

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Canada’s Digital Charter Triggers Reframing of Consultation on Transborder Personal Data Transfers

June 13, 2019 | David Krebs, Abbie Treslan

MT Cybersecurity Blog

In April of this year, as discussed in our previous blog posts, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) called for changes to the way Canadian privacy law treats transborder personal data transfers, and commenced a consultation process....

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Voice of the Child Reports

June 3, 2019 | Joanna Harris

Family Law Blog

Voice of the Child Reports (“VOC reports”) are a relatively recent development in the growing trend to recognize and incorporate children’s voices into matters that affect them.[1] This blog paper will answer four key questions about VOC reports. 1. What...

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Pensions Statements and Missing Former and Retired Members

May 31, 2019 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

Effective January 1, 2015, the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (“PBA”) was amended to require plan administrators to provide information statements to all former and retired members every two years. Administrators of plans registered with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario...

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