AutoJournal mentions three Toronto Fasken lawyers and one Montréal Fasken lawyer in an article regarding legal matters addressed at Fasken’s Automotive Summit in Toronto directed to inform stakeholders from the automotive sector.
The thoroughly contemporary world of cybersecurity and marketing was up first, led by partner Daniel Fabiano. He described the ways in which last year’s Ashley Madison data breach and subsequent changes to compliance principles affect dealers in possession of personal client information, as well as how telematics can raise compliance issues for dealers using digital marketing strategies.
Partner Rosalind Cooper’s segment on Proposed Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act included new mandatory recall provisions, orders to correct defective/non-compliant vehicles prior to sale, a prospective increase in inspector powers and a revised penalty structure.
In “Revisiting NAFTA, Border Tax Adjustment, CETA Applications and TPP Automotive Rules,” partner Clifford Sosnow speculated on what effect the US administration’s prospective actions on some of our most impactful trade deals might have.
Associate Noah Boudreau said that the province’s dual low thresholds - its standards for an arguable case and its regard for consumers as “credulous and inexperienced” − was creating a “paradise” for class action suits.