Author: Barry Sookman

Alert: OSFI consultation on technologyAlert: OSFI consultation on technology



OSFI, the federal regulator of financial institutions such banks and insurance companies (FI’s), just released a discussion paper Developing financial sector resilience in a digital world: Selected themes in technology and related risks. The paper signals that the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions may eventually develop guidance to regulate digital risks such as cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, third party ecosystems and data.

OSFI’s decision to even study regulating the use of technologies by Canadian FIs is something that needs to be on people’s radar.

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Privacy developments: OPC Privacy Guide for Businesses and Ontario privacy consultationPrivacy developments: OPC Privacy Guide for Businesses and Ontario privacy consultation




Unquestionably, personal data is the economy’s “new oil” and Canadian organizations face compliance challenges like never before. It is noteworthy, therefore, that last week the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) released a new Privacy Guide for Businesses (the Privacy Guide) and the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services released a public consultation on Reforming Privacy in Ontario’s Private Sector.

The Privacy Guide provides a high level overview of PIPEDA including the fair information principles.

The Privacy Guide has some interesting interpretations of PIPEDA.

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