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Where data meets IP - protecting business data in a commercial context

November 15, 2021

In this publication we give some some practical tips that businesses transacting with data should consider when licensing their data to third parties.

AI Inventorship on the Horizon: Part 3

November 04, 2021

In this last instalment of our three part blog series, we consider the policy and legal implications of permitting or prohibiting AI to be an inventor, with a focus on the Canadian context.

Digital transformation: Key technology, cybersecurity and privacy risks

September 09, 2021

In this blog we discuss the risks associated with digital transformation from technology, cybersecurity and privacy perspectives.

OSFI releases updated cyber security self-assessment (part two)

September 06, 2021

Part two of this update tackles OSFI’s Self-Assessment tool, which is seeing its first update since 2013.

OSFI announces new requirements for reporting technology and cyber incidents (part one)

August 26, 2021

The OSFI has released an updated Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory and new requirements for the Cyber Security Self-Assessment. Part one of this update will discuss the changes that have been made.

IP monitor: Government of Canada initiates consultation on modernizing copyright framework for artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things

August 12, 2021

The Canadian federal government has launched a public consultation on adapting Canada’s copyright framework to ongoing developments in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

Proposed Canadian law to regulate social media companies and streaming giants

August 05, 2021

The Bill proposes to subject social media platforms and streaming services to requirements similar to those imposed on traditional television and radio broadcasting companies in Canada.

Transforming Adversity into Opportunity: The Need for New Technologies Fuels Insurance M&A

May 13, 2021

New technologies have the potential to transform the insurance industry, having driven a flurry of M&A activity in early 2021.

Funding M&A Deals with Bitcoin

May 11, 2021

As Bitcoin gains increasing traction since its inception 11 years ago, we begin to question whether it will slowly replace traditional dollar funding in M&A deals.

Wearing out privacy: wearable technology revolutionising social media marketing in Canada

March 19, 2020

With the ever expanding uses of social media, corporations and businesses struggle to stay abreast of the legal impact these technologies could have on them.