May 2018 | Article

New Rules for Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification in Canada: What U.S. Organizations Need to Know

American Bar Association, Business Law Today

On April 18, 2018, the Government of Canada (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) published the final regulations relating to the mandatory reporting of privacy breaches under Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). These regulations (the “Regulations”), which include fines of up to $100,000CAD for non-compliance, will come into force on November 1, 2018.

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