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The Professional Liability Team | January 15, 2020

Chronicle No 5: Cyber Risks and Insurance: Spotlight on Business Interruption and Social Engineering Fraud

In our last column, we highlighted two types of coverage that are now found in most cyber-risk insurance policies, but which have traditionally been the subject of “property” and “theft and misappropriation” policies: business interruption and social engineering fraud. Business Interruption This coverage is intended to compensate for the loss of income that an insured …Continue reading

The Professional Liability Team | November 4, 2019

Chronicle No 3: Cyber Risks and the Law

In Canada, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner ensures compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). This applies, in particular, to all federal works, undertakings and businesses engaged in commercial activities involving the interprovincial or international disclosure of personal information.  Federal works, undertakings and businesses that handle personal information must comply …Continue reading