Unforeseen CASL fallout: ‘additional insured status’ requests

Have you been inundated lately, as an executive officer, with requests for “Additional insured status,” since Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was announced? I have, and so I looked up what additional insured status

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Fawn Annan

Seal Software adds analytics feature to contract discovery

UK-based Seal Software Ltd. is releasing a new module for its legal contract discovery software today that allows users to teach the software how to find documents with clauses of their own determination,

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Employee surveillance could poison work culture, lawyer says

It was a memorable moment in movie history when Jim Carey, playing Truman Burbank, opened the door to the outside world for the first time and just before exiting the stage of The

Published on: January 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Online business also risky business in Canada, law firm says

Has government laid down new red tape that is making it riskier to conduct business online? If you ask Toronto-based law firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), the answer is yes – new

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Five major cloud computing liability factors and how to deal with them

It was an embarrassing moment for the world's most famous cloud-based enterprise. In May 14 this year Google suffered a widespread outage that crippled the search engine's hosted Google Apps services including Gmail,

Published on: July 3rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Chip-card technology may be a mixed blessing for small Canadian merchants

As Canadian merchants begin to accept chip-based payment cards they can expect to see a reduction in fraud.But merchants who don't make the switch by October 2010, would also accept more liability for

Published on: March 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Scotia uses Microsoft system to stay competative

In light of the current economic slow down businesses are turning towards improving their information systems to gain a better understanding and streamlining of their current operations, building on their existing data and

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne