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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Social Media Postings Can Be Used Against You in Family Law Proceedings

22 octobre 2018 | Joanna Harris

Blogue Droit de la famille

Billions of users of social media networks regularly share their personal lives on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The content posted on social media networks may be unsecured, accessible by others, and permanently recorded. For these reasons,...

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The Common Law is Sometimes Not So Common — ONCA Releases Contradictory Decisions on Municipal Liability in Nearly Identical Cases

11 octobre 2018 | Michael Prosia

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Canada is a common law jurisdiction.  The heart of the common law is that like cases are to be treated alike. This fundamental principle of the common law is upheld through the use of appellate courts.  A judge of a...

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Pension Plans and Governance Audits

9 octobre 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

In an earlier blog post, we discussed some of the risks to sponsors and administrators of registered pension plans. In this post, we discuss governance audits, a risk management strategy that plan sponsors and administrators can adopt. What is a...

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NIST Launches Privacy Framework Initiative

9 octobre 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Katherine Barbacki

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

For many years, the cybersecurity framework developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) has been relied upon by organizations around the world as a foundational framework document. Given its success in the cybersecurity...

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Who can be Present at an Examination for Discovery?

5 octobre 2018 | Theodore J. Madison

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Answering the question of who should be allowed to attend at an examination for discovery involves an exercise in balancing two competing interests: the interest of upholding the privacy of examinations as a pre-trial discovery process relevant to the parties’...

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Canadian Commissioner Seeks Stronger Privacy Laws

2 octobre 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Katherine Barbacki

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (the “OPC”) released its 2017-2018 Annual Report (the “Report”). The Commissioner took the opportunity to raise serious concerns around the adequacy of Canadian privacy laws in the face of an increasingly digital...

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New Québec Restrictions on Amendments to Pension and Benefit Plans

25 septembre 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

As discussed in our last A.M. Pension webinar, the province of Québec recently enacted legislation that impacts the ability of a pension and benefit plan sponsor to amend its pension and benefit plans with respect to Québec employees. Bill 176...

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Mandatory Breach Draft Guidance Released

21 septembre 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Kathryn M. Frelick, Alexia Magneron

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

On September 17, 2018, the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner (“OPC”) published its draft guidance about mandatory reporting of breaches of security safeguards (“Draft Guidelines”).  The OPC is seeking public comments as it readies itself for a November 1,...

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Getting Privacy Due Diligence Right

14 septembre 2018 | Imran Ahmad

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Increasingly, a key asset that organizations hold is the sensitive data they collect, use and retain about their customers, employees and suppliers. It is, therefore, no surprise that data security and privacy compliance have become a top-of-mind consideration for organizations...

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Consider the Addition of Arbitration Clauses to Employment Agreements

11 septembre 2018 | Seann D. McAleese

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

In our June 6, 2018 blog post we discussed the case of Lewis v. Westjet Airlines Ltd. and concerns around workplace harassment and discrimination claims being advanced through class action litigation. Obviously the cost and scale of damages for employers,...

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