Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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40% of data breach records insufficient – Canadian Privacy Commissioner releases findings on data breach register inspections

5 octobre 2020 | David Krebs, Elissa Brock

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

As the Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner (“OPC ») signaled it would do at the end of 2019, it completed a targeted investigation of data breach registers at a select number of organizations. The OPC released has now released a...

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Jacobson Estate: Testamentary intentions v. strict compliance

24 septembre 2020 | Alexander Swabuk

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently released an important decision regarding the curative powers of section 58 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c 13 (“WESA”) with respect to the validity of certain gifts. Jacobson Estate...

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The FCA test case: Assessing its impact on COVID-19 business interruption coverage in Canada

17 septembre 2020 | Eric S. Charleston, Sean McGarry

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The High Court of England and Wales released its decision in a much-anticipated test case on September 15, 2020. The case was brought by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”). The FCA brought the proceeding against a number...

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British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds certification of data breach class action

14 septembre 2020 | David Krebs

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Following in the footsteps of Jones v. Tsige from the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2012, the recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in Tucci v. Peoples Trust Co. (2020 BCCA 246) appears to be solidifying the future...

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Ontario government launches consultations on establishing provincial privacy regime for private sector

28 août 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

On August 13, 2020, the Ontario Government (the “Government”) launched consultations on establishing provincial privacy legislation for the private sector, likely including not-for-profits and charities. The collection, use, and disclosure of personal information is currently governed by federal legislation, the...

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Bill 21: Electronic wills in British Columbia

27 août 2020 | Alexander Swabuk

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

Following the surge of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the BC Legislature undertook a myriad of proactive measures to assist the general public. One such step from an estate planning perspective was the introduction of Bill 21: Wills Estates and Succession Amendment Act,...

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Supreme Court of Canada to consider dichotomy between policy and operational decisions in negligence claims

24 août 2020 | Nico McKay, Christie McLeod

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The Supreme Court of Canada has recently granted leave to appeal the decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal in Marchi v Nelson (City of), 2020 BCCA 1.  The key question on appeal is whether certain acts or omissions on...

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Responding to cyber-attacks – lessons for Saskatchewan municipalities from recent data breaches

20 août 2020 | David Krebs, Troy Baril, Danny Alcorn, Jacey Safnuk

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Privacy concerns are at the forefront of our increasingly digital world, with cybercrime such as ransomware, business email compromise and phishing attacks becoming a noticeable risk for organizations. It is essential for municipalities to understand their minimum responsibilities under Saskatchewan...

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A trustee’s duties in volatile markets

6 août 2020 | Pia Hundal, Dwight D. Dee, Darren Lund

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

Introduction Market volatility arising from the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything experienced in recent history. Two of the largest single day drops in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average occurred in March 2020. Later that same month, the...

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The impact of destination traffic

5 août 2020 | Rachel Day, Cynthia P. Carels

Blogue Dommages corporels de MT

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, roadway traffic notably decreased. As early as March 2020, the need to drive to local destinations was reduced as organizations paused their operations, decreased their capacity or had staff work from home. Destination Traffic While Albertans...

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