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Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: A Road-Map to sending “commercial electronic messages”

Let’s take stock of the information currently available on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).  First, there is the…See More
Sep 26, 2013
Dan Murray, CR liked Margot Patterson's blog post Information Technology & E-Commerce: Insuring Against Cyberspace and Other Network Risk
Dec 13, 2012
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Dec 3, 2012
Margot Patterson posted a blog post

Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) - 3 Next Steps

As many of us now know, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law is now expected to enter into force in 2013.  Don’t expect things to sit idle until then, however. 3 Next Steps for CASL in 2012Following are three next steps for 2012, ranked in order of importance to industry stakeholders:1.  Industry Canada to issue new set of regulations for commentWhile businesses had hoped that regulations would clarify key terms and obligations under the Act, and lessen the Act’s impact on certain types of communications,…See More
Jun 25, 2012
Christina J. Cook liked Margot Patterson's blog post Privacy and Online Behavioural Advertising - risks in the U.S. and Canada
Mar 26, 2012
Margot Patterson posted a blog post

Privacy and Online Behavioural Advertising - risks in the U.S. and Canada

Which clients of yours are engaged in online behavioural advertising/tracking?  This involves collecting and analysing personal data, building profiles of website visitors, and targeting ads to them...and more and more businesses are engaging in these practices. A very useful article on the risks involved - Online behavioral advertising/tracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers…See More
Mar 19, 2012
An event by Margot Patterson was featured

Key Legal Issues for Associations at FMC Law

February 22, 2012 from 8:30am to 10:30am
What you (or your clients) need to know about:LobbyingCompetition risksNot-for-Profit legislation changesRegister at Key Legal Issues for AssociationsSee More
Feb 19, 2012
Margot Patterson posted a blog post

Privacy Law - Are you up to speed on proposed new mandatory privacy breach reporting?

Check out the new Data Governance Blog, with a recent post that outlines the following on privacy breach reporting under Bill C-12.  What do the proposed provisions do?   Test for notifying the federal Privacy CommissionerWhat is a breach of security safeguards?What is a material breach?Test for individual…See More
Feb 16, 2012
instouch liked Margot Patterson's event Key Legal Issues for Associations
Feb 16, 2012
Margot Patterson posted an event

Key Legal Issues for Associations at FMC Law

February 22, 2012 from 8:30am to 10:30am
What you (or your clients) need to know about:LobbyingCompetition risksNot-for-Profit legislation changesRegister at Key Legal Issues for AssociationsSee More
Feb 15, 2012
Lindsay McPhee liked Margot Patterson's blog post Michael Geist reports: Universal Music Sues Insurer to Pay for its Copyright Infringement
Nov 28, 2011
Margot Patterson posted a blog post

Michael Geist reports: Universal Music Sues Insurer to Pay for its Copyright Infringement

Universal Music Sues Insurer To Pay For Its Copyright InfringementMichael Geist's Blog: 15 Nov 2011 12:13 AM PSTEarlier this year, the four primary members of the Canadian Recording Industry Association (now Music Canada) - Warner Music Canada, Sony BMG Music Canada, EMI Music Canada, and Universal Music Canada - settled the largest…See More
Nov 16, 2011
Margot Patterson and Dave Minard are now friends
Oct 31, 2011
Margot Patterson posted a blog post

5 Things we Learned About Privacy at the RIMS Canada Conference

2011 was the "Year of the Data Breach"Directors & officers can be held liable for breaches under Canada's new Anti-Spam LawDamage to reputation/brand ranks #4 on Aon's 2011 Global Risk Management SurveySpecialized Privacy/Cyber Insurance is becoming more broadly available - but forms can differ widelyCloud computing, social media, and new legal requirements are making privacy a hot topicSee More
Sep 20, 2011
Margot Patterson and Dan Murray, CR are now friends
Sep 19, 2011
Margot Patterson posted a status
"To all those attending the RIMS Canada Conference, welcome to Ottawa! Great video posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmRIz9n6OfE."
Sep 19, 2011

Profile Information

Current Title
Media, Privacy and Copyright Lawyer at FMC Law
Current Employer
FMC Law
Past Employment/Experience
General Counsel and VP Legal Affairs for the Canadian Association of Broadcasters
Education
LL.B McGill
Location
Ottawa
Website
http://www.fmc-law.com

Margot Patterson's Blog

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: A Road-Map to sending “commercial electronic messages”

Posted on September 26, 2013 at 10:10am 0 Comments

Let’s take stock of the information currently available on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).  First, there is the…

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Information Technology & E-Commerce: Insuring Against Cyberspace and Other Network Risk

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 10:22am 0 Comments

Great information from the Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Section:

Information Technology & E-Commerce: Insuring Against Cyberspace and Other Network Risks

Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) - 3 Next Steps

Posted on June 25, 2012 at 9:39am 0 Comments

As many of us now know, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law is now expected to enter into force in 2013.  Don’t expect things to sit idle until then, however. 

3 Next Steps for CASL in 2012

Following are three next steps for 2012, ranked in order of importance to industry stakeholders:

1.  Industry Canada to issue new set of regulations for comment

While businesses had hoped that regulations would clarify key terms and obligations under the…

Continue

Privacy and Online Behavioural Advertising - risks in the U.S. and Canada

Posted on March 19, 2012 at 2:22pm 0 Comments

Which clients of yours are engaged in online behavioural advertising/tracking?  This involves collecting and analysing personal data, building profiles of website visitors, and targeting ads to them...and more and more businesses are engaging in these practices. 

A very useful article on the risks involved - Online behavioral advertising/tracking litigation: a rising risk…

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