CANADA PROPOSES STRICT NEW PRIVACY LAW FRAMEWORK BACKED BY SIGNIFICANT FINES

On 24 December, Baker McKenzie reported that, in November, Canada introduced new federal privacy legislation that, if adopted, will create one of the strictest data protection regimes in the world, accompanied by some of the most severe financial penalties, rivalling the standards in the EU and California. Companies with a connection to Canada will need to build the new federal law, and applicable provincial laws, into their global compliance strategy.

https://globalcompliancenews.com/canada-watch-out-gdpr-canada-proposes-strict-new-privacy-law-framework-backed-by-significant-fines02122020/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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