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At-a-Glance Issue 70: U.S. appeal courts find social engineering coverage under commercial crime policies

At-a-Glance is a monthly round-up of the latest news in employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, privacy, and other issues in executive risk.

This month's issue includes:


Akin to the canary in the mineshaft, litigation trends in the U.S. often serve as a precursor to those experienced in Canada. Several high-profile data breaches in the U.S. have led to shareholder D&O lawsuits, either in the form of a derivative action or a securities class action.

Back issues

Issue 69: Goodlife Fitness settles massive wage-and-hour class action May 2018
Issue 68: Mandatory Data Breach Notification Regime – In Force on 1 November 2018 April 2018
Issue 67: Amendments to Ontario’s Whistleblower Program March 2018
Issue 66: Termination without cause costs retailer over $1.5 million February 2018
Issue 65: Rewards Points Legislation in Ontario – Is Your Organization Ready? January 2018
Issue 64: Facilitation Payments Now an Offence Under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act November 2017
Issue 63: Ontario Introduces New Administrative Monetary Penalties Under the Pension Benefits Act October 2017
Issue 62: Long awaited PIPEDA mandatory breach notification regulation released in draft form September 2017
Issue 61: Supreme Court of Canada confirms directors can be held personally liable for oppressive conduct August 2017
Issue 60: Canadian government suspends implementation of private right of action under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) July 2017
Issue 59: Converting an individual action to a class proceeding May 2017
Issue 58: Individual fined $15,000 for violating Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation April 2017
Issue 57: Settlement reached in Manulife class action February 2017
Issue 56: Oppression in the context of a closely held corporation January 2017
Issue 55: Not-for-profit organization improperly characterizes employees as independent contractors November 2016
Issue 54: Employees may be entitled to damages in lieu of bonus on termination October 2016
Issue 53: Employees may be entitled to damages in lieu of bonus on termination September 2016
Issue 52: Independent contractor class-action lawsuit is first of its kind in Canada August 2016
Issue 51: Cyber breach related derivative lawsuit against target board dismissed July 2016