Breaking Up With Ashley Madison: Limits on Retaining Information About Past Users

When a person deactivates, deletes or disengages with his or her profile on an online service, what happens to that person's personal information? When a person leaves, does personal information stay?

Automotive and Electrical Equipment BNST Use Extension in Canada

Environment Canada appears to be stepping back from its ambitious goal of the virtual ban of benzenamine, N-phenyl-, reaction prod­ucts with styrene and 2,4,4-trimethylpentene (BNST) in Canada.

Canadian Court rules “culpability is not a finite” in charitable donation scheme

In a recent sentencing decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court sentenced two brothers to over four years for their roles in orchestrating a charitable donation scheme.

Canada: If They Say So- New Restrictions on the Transfer of “Hazardous” Recycling

Canada has amended its Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations which define and regulate wastes and recyclable materials which are deemed “Hazardous” under the Export Regulations.

Courts give the green light for fraud-based class actions in Canadian insolvency proceedings

In a 2016 decision, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench lifted a stay to permit a proposed class action to proceed against two bankrupt individuals who had been the officers, directors and shareholders of companies developing real estate projects in the province of Alberta.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard - a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

2016 Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook released

Baker & McKenzie released the 2016 edition of its Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Handbook. You can read the Handbook for free on Global Compliance News.

Canada HFC Reporting By August 10th

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has finally set proceeded with new regulation of hydrofluorocarbons

Pollution Prevention Plans Due for Halocarbons in Canada

The Minister of Environment published a Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Halocarbons Used as a Refrigerant.

New Requirements for Shipping Lithium Batteries in Canada

Transport Canada recently amended the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations which affects the shipping of lithium batteries.

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