Shaun is known for providing guidance and advice that is practical, efficient, and detail-oriented. He takes the time to get to know his clients, so he is able to focus in on what really matters. Shaun has almost 20 years’ experience in the privacy field: he began his career as a policy analyst in the federal government working on the development and implementation of privacy and anti-spam legislation, before attending law school and practicing as a lawyer, first in a large firm, and then with nNovation.
Shaun advises clients across Canada and around the world on Canadian privacy law requirements, with an emphasis on private sector, public sector and health privacy laws, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, and telemarketing rules. Here are a few examples of what he does in his practice:
Shaun speaks and writes regularly on privacy issues, and teaches the Law of Privacy at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.
The Law of Privacy in Canada
This authoritative looseleaf-style legal work is a comprehensive treatment of the regulation of the collection and use of personal information in Canada. It is the only publication that includes everything most lawyers and business professionals need to know about privacy, from privacy protection to public surveillance to the legislative texts. The work focuses on the domestic regulatory scene, but also includes information about developments in the regulation of the collection and use of personal information in the European Union and the United States. Important areas of coverage include Technology and Privacy; Challenges and Solutions; Privacy Protection Under the Criminal Law; Privacy Protection in the Civil Context; Workplace Privacy; Health Privacy; Public Sector Regulation; Private Sector Regulation; and International Privacy Issues.
A Complete Guide to e-Marketing under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation
This guide offers comprehensive guidance in complying with the new rules surrounding email and other types of electronic messaging, and is a must-have publication for businesses that engage in electronic marketing and for those who advise them. Written in a concise and accessible style, the book covers the purposes of the legislation, the requirements set out under the Act for sending commercial electronic messages, enforcement, penalties, defences, practical tips for compliance, and much more.
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