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Court Lays Out How to Effectively Screen Defense Lawyers-Turned-Prosecutors From Former Clients' New Cases

“Apart from determining that a mere proffer [that screening or Chinese Wall inside the prosecutor’s office existed] was insufficient and suggesting that affidavits about a screening procedure may be relevant evidence, we have never affirmatively identified the various factors a court should consider in determining whether a former defense attorney was ‘effectively screened’ from a […]

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A Compliance Briefing for Privacy Officers on the New Canadian Consumer Privacy Protection Act

Part Two In a Series Part One of this series introduced the history of Canada’s recently introduced Consumer Privacy Protection Act and reviewed the similarities with GDPR, such as data portability, the right not be forgotten, codes of practice, and a safe harbor provision. Part Two analyzes the new compliance requirement of valid consent.         […]

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