Cyber Class Action Exposure in Canada

09 May 2019 by Dominic T Clarke Partner at Blaney McMurtry, David Mackenzie Partner at Blaney McMurtry

Dominic T. Clarke and David R. Mackenzie have collaborated again to write an article on Cyber Class Action Exposure in Canada.

While there is growing acceptance within the Canadian insurance market of the need for cyber-insurance, knowledge and understanding of third party risks remain limited. This article reviews relevant decisions to date and discusses causes of action and associated hurdles, as well as the increased importance of “nominal damages” in the context of data/privacy breach class actions.

Read the full article, featured in the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Insurance & Reinsurance 2019 edition, here.