Oct. 27, 2020 - Across the globe, courts are rapidly adapting their practices and procedures, initially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and now to the gradual resumption of activities and easing of restrictions. As Canadian provinces gradually move toward reopening, courts have also begun to reopen their...
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.
Oct. 08, 2020 - In a case successfully argued by Davies, the Court of Québec concluded that the prosecution infringed the right of the accused to be tried within a reasonable time and, as a result, ordered (published in French) a stay of proceedings and charges. This is an important decision in that it deals...