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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Behind the Screen: Navigating Law Enforcement Requests Post R v. Bykovets

Mar 22, 2024

Implications for law enforcement and private online companies responding to law enforcement requests for IP address information following R v. Bykovets.

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A Word of Caution: Company Liable for Misrepresentations Made by Chatbot

Mar 4, 2024

Tribunal finds that a website chatbot is not a separate legal entity and holds company liable for the chatbot's misrepresentations.

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2024 Update: Risks of Anonymized and Aggregated Data

Feb 21, 2024

The ability to glean personal information from both anonymized and aggregated data creates a risk of re-identification.

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Defending Dignity in the Dawn of Deepfakes

Feb 16, 2024

On January 29, 2024, in an era dominated by digital connectivity and rapid technological advancements, BC's Intimate Images Protection Act comes into force.

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Exploring Extraterritoriality: Do You Need a Physical Presence for Privacy Laws to Apply?

Join McMillan and Kochhar & Co. for an international webinar about the extraterritorial application of privacy laws in each of their jurisdictions. Can organizations without a facility or employees in Canada or India be subject to local privacy legislation? This is a must-watch program for organizations doing business in Canada and/or India.

Details Wednesday, March 6, 2024
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FinTech: 2023 Legal Year in Review

Feb 7, 2024

The FinTech industry in Canada was impacted by significant regulatory developments in 2023. Explore the key updates in our year-in-review summary.

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Happy Data Privacy Week, Canada! 5th Edition

Jan 26, 2024

To close out Data Privacy Week, we wanted to give you something you can carry into your weekend. Today we are sharing some of our favourite privacy-related content recommendations. At McMillan, we believe that the pursuit of privacy need not be mundane – as shown by our curated collection of movies, books, podcasts and music.

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Happy Data Privacy Week, Canada! 4th Edition

Jan 25, 2024

It is Day Four of Data Privacy Week and our topic today is about the important ways your organization can manage legal, regulatory and reputational risks when developing public communications about data breaches involving personal information.