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David Fraser

McInnes Cooper
David Fraser is a partner with McInnes Cooper and privacy and internet law counsel to some of the world’s best known brands. He regularly advises a range of clients – from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – on all aspects of technology and privacy laws.

A significant portion of David’s practice is devoted to working with multi-national businesses in addressing Canadian privacy law issues. This often includes contract negotiations, policy reviews, pre-launch product reviews, addressing complaints and advising with respect to data breaches. He is the author of the popular Canadian Privacy Law Blog (blog.privacylawyer.ca).

In addition, David is the Past President of the Canadian IT Law Association and the former Chair of National Privacy and Access Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. David was honoured to be included in the inaugural (2006) and each subsequent edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the category of Information Technology law. He is listed among the world’s leading lawyers in Internet and eCommerce Law in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. In the spring of 2006, David was a recipient of an Outstanding Young Canadian Award by the Junior Chamber of Commerce International – Halifax Chapter. In 2009, David was named as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert, and is listed in Lexpert’s guide to leading lawyers in Canada. In 2011, David was named by The Lawyers Weekly as one of Canada’s top 24 legal social media influencers. In 2013, David was among the finalists for Canadian Lawyer magazine’s most influential Canadian lawyers and was appointed as a “Privacy By Design Ambassador” by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

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Wednesday, April 24

15:00 ADT


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