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Alex ​Cameron

Alex ​Cameron
The time for addressing the global reach of Canadian privacy, anti-spam and cybersecurity laws has come.
Title Partner, Leader of Privacy Information Protection Group
Fasken
Languages Spoken English

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Alex ​Cameron

Biography

Alex Cameron is an industry leader in privacy and cybersecurity, Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) and freedom of information.

 

As landmark legislative developments and privacy rulings rapidly alter consumer protection issues in the digital world, issues of foreign compliance and extra-territorial orders continue to intensify. In addition to his extensive advisory work in his fields of practice, Alex is an accomplished litigator and has acted before all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and in class action disputes involving cybersecurity and data breaches.

 

Alex works closely with clients to identify and manage cybersecurity and related matters, thorough strategic risk assessments and legal risk management. His wide and varied experience, including in response to sophisticated cyber attacks and data breach incidents, has made him a recognized expert by Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada.

 

A longstanding director on the Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Canada, former Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Privacy and Access Law Section, and recipient of a doctoral degree in privacy law and a number of prestigious commissions from privacy regulators, Alex has played a crucial role in submitting insights to government on privacy and related issues, including anti-spam legislation.