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Legal update: new European data privacy law comes into force on May 25, 2018

On May 25, 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The GDPR will create new requirements for Canadian companies that handle the personal information of European individuals. The GDPR also allows for heavy penalties … Continue reading

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ACLU Client Makes History As First Air Force JAG Corps Officer to Wear Hijab

ACLU applauds Air Force for respecting religious freedom. When Lt. Maysaa Ouza began her first assignment as an officer in the Air Force’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps earlier this month, it was a historic moment. Lt. Ouza, a recent law … Continue reading

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The Sapin Decree on digital advertising services has come into force. It nevertheless raises several questions regarding its implementation.

The much-awaited Decree No. 2017-159 of February 9, 2017 on digital advertising services (the “Sapin Decree”) has entered into force as of January 1, 2018. This Decree adapts the rules of the French Sapin law of January 29, 1993 – … Continue reading

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Scary Uber Rides. Will Lawsuits Force Change?

In 2014 a woman in Los Angeles ended up on a nightmare ride to an abandoned lot almost 20 miles off the route to her home. Once at the lot, her Uber driver locked the doors. Only when she screamed … Continue reading

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SEC Retail Strategy Task Force Working to Combat Misconduct Involving Retail Investors

Last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it was creating a Retail Strategy Task Force as part of the Enforcement Division’s continuing endeavors to shield retail investors.  The newly created Task Force has already in 2018 published an … Continue reading

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