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In-House Counsel Spotlight: Dina Maxwell


Dina Maxwell

Dina Maxwell is Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Lead at PwC Canada. She advises on all aspects of privacy program management with a view to provincial, national and international data protection law. She develops strategies for measuring the effectiveness and performance of corporate privacy programs, conducts privacy impact assessments and gap analyses, and prepares guidance documents and toolkits for corporate privacy training. She advises on breach management, access to information requests, cross border data transfers, anti-spam and marketing compliance, and privacy contractual terms. Dina is a frequent presenter, speaker and author on privacy, data governance, and big data topics. Dina is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both Canada (CIPP/C), and the United States (CIPP/US), as designated by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Dina received her J.D. from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law in 2009 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010. Prior to law school, Dina received a Bachelor of Arts in English & American Literature and Language with a minor in French from Harvard University.

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Practical Tools


Corporate Brief - February 2021 No. 316

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA CLARIFIES APPROACH TO PURE ECONOMIC LOSS CLAIMS

In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., 2020 SCC 35 [Maple Leaf], a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court held that Maple Leaf Foods Inc. was not liable in negligence...

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Legislative Update (2020 10): Significant Individuals (BCBCA)

This legislative update describes the new requirements relating to individuals with significant control of a corporation under the British Columbia Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 57 ("BCBCA") where effective October 1, 2020, all non-public corporations incorporated under the BCBCA are required to maintain a register of significant individuals. 

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Skills Centre


Emotional Intelligence: How Working Better with Others Helps to Put You Ahead

This practice note looks at emotional intelligence: what it is, why it matters, how it relates to leadership, how to develop it in yourself and how to build it in your team.

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Diversity and Inclusion


Lawyers can be diversity and inclusion changemakers in firms, say conference speakers | John Schofield

In the tumultuous weeks following the death last May of George Floyd, as he was handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer’s knee in Minneapolis, lawyer Jorja Jackson met with colleagues in her department to discuss the troubling events and her own experiences facing systemic racism.

 

Rule of Law Report – Volume 3, Issue 4 – December 2020

The Rule of Law Reports is to help raise awareness of the needs for vulnerable people in Canada and around the world.

 

In the Know


 

How COVID-19 changes practice of law | Margot Mary Davis and Jennifer Lynch

COVID-19 has impacted and changed various industries and fields. The legal industry is no exception. Forbes noted that COVID-19 is changing the legal field and required the “… legal ecosystem become more agile, fluid, collaborative and fluid.”

 

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