Feb. 28, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered its decision in Nevsun Resources Ltd. v Araya, stating that customary international law (CIL) norms are directly incorporated into Canadian law and that claims such as the ones advanced in this case may be considered by Canadian courts. The case...
Barbarians at the Firewall: Data Breaches, Cross-Border Commerce and Notification Requirements in Canada and the United States
In this article, which originally appeared in Lexpert’s 2015 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Davies partner George J. Pollack discusses the fallout of data breaches for companies and examines Canadian and U.S. data-breach notification rules.
Feb. 04, 2020 - In a recent decision,1 the Superior Court of Québec held that an authority cannot keep copies of electronic documents seized during a search and seizure after officially notifying the person that it will not bring penal or administrative proceedings against the person. In this decision, the...