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  • July 14, 2015
    YES, definitely - Over the years the roles of in-house counsel members have increased as with the number of lawsuits brought against the in-house counsel. Their in-house roles expand as their profile within the corporation is being raised. In-house counsel members have duties to various entities: The corporation including its board of directors and its shareholders The corporation’s employees Third parties such as the public and...
  • July 13, 2015
    YES – A non-profit organization should definitely consider purchasing directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance.  When a person becomes a board member of a non-profit organization, he or she automatically assumes a level of responsibility for the organization, and exposes them self to potential claims against not running or managing it in a proper way. D&O insurance covers all non-bodily injury claims including...
  • June 30, 2015
    The website for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) has gone down again, less than 24 hours after a suspected rogue hacker took the site down in a so-called denial of service attack late Monday night. The website went offline again shortly after 9:00AM the next day on Tuesday morning. A ‘denial or service’ attack doesn’t technically hack into the site for information; however its purpose is to prevent internet...
  • June 23, 2015
    According to a recent cyber risk report conducted by Advisen Insurance Intelligence, “cyber criminals have proved to be more motivated and resourceful, and even very large companies which spend millions of dollars on network security are vulnerable to hackers who find ways to access corporate systems and customer records with increasing success.” Cyber security breaches have become a major concern for businesses and now a matter of...
  • June 04, 2015
    Within the meaning of the Criminal Code of Canada “any act or omission that constitutes the failure of a legal duty reflecting wanton or reckless disregard for the life and safety of others, and which results in death or injury can not only entail the personal criminal liability of directors, officers and employees who have committed the offense but also the criminal liability of the employer as an organization.” The Criminal code...
  • June 03, 2015
    Chief information officers often take the fall when it comes to a data breach situation, however – a recent survey suggests that this may be changing and CEO's may soon be taking responsibiltiy for cyber-breaches. Although security executives are responsible for the security of company data, they can only do as well as the support and the resources they get from top management. According a survey of 200 directors of public...

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