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At-a-Glance Issue 71: Transmission of malware leads to CASL fine for two companies

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:


Canadian Anti-spam Legislation (CASL) is not limited to practices surrounding the distribution of commercial electronic messages. Rather, CASL’s application extends to the installation of programs on another’s computing device as well.

Back issues

Issue 70: U.S. appeal courts find social engineering coverage under commercial crime policies July 2018
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