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Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 2:39 PM

Gowling launches blockchain group

Gowling WLG has a new practice area. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 11:10 AM

False and defamatory Google business reviews? Maybe it's time to take action Google

There are ways — both non-litigious and litigious — to deal with reviewers, but a court in Australia has now made it easier to sue Google itself as a co-publisher in cases where the search engine has notice of false and defamatory statements and fails to remove them within a reasonable time. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 3:46 PM

Gale wins Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Awards

An associate with Bereskin & Parr LLP took home two honours from the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) Foundation awards. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 2:48 PM

Ontario researcher wins U.K. award

David Mangan has won the U.K. Society of Legal Scholars' Best Paper Prize. ... [read more]

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 12:08 PM

ROSS Intelligence secures US$8.7 million in funding

ROSS Intelligence has raised US$8.7 million from investors for its Series A funding round. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 12:51 PM

Ontario challenges legal technology firms to use artificial intelligence Chris Bentley

There is $80,000 in seed funding to be won by Ontario-based technology companies that can apply artificial intelligence (AI) to legal innovation. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 1:24 PM

Gowling WLG launches new area of practice

With the aim of helping businesses relocated to Canada, Gowling WLG has formed what it's calling the relocation services group. ... [read more]

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 12:16 PM

Union expresses privacy concerns over proposed locomotive cameras Sharon Bauer, Wolfe Lawyers

A union representing railway employees alleges proposed government legislation on rail safety contains a “landmark privacy violation” — an argument legal observers say may have some merit. ... [read more]

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 8:42 AM

Legal tech company creates free mandatory minimum sentence monitoring website

Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMPs) have been at the forefront of debate over the past year with the Department of Justice publishing a report on the subject by Kyle Coady and Kari Glynes Elliott in 2016 and Statistics Canada releasing an analysis of MMP outcomes for selected offences last month. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 3:05 PM

Ottawa releases proposed regulations on data breach notifications Ann Cavoukian

Private sector organizations following federal privacy law will have to provide breach notifications to customers and the privacy commissioner where it is reasonable to believe that the breach creates a “real risk of significant harm,” under long-awaited proposed regulations to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). ... [read more]