Imran Ahmad

Imran Ahmad

Partner - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Imran Ahmad is a Partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a specialization in technology, cybersecurity and privacy law. As part of his cybersecurity practice, he works closely with clients to develop and implement practical strategies related to cyber threats and data breaches. He advises on legal risk assessments, compliance, due diligence and risk allocation advice, security, and data breach incident preparedness and response. In addition, Ahmad acts as "breach counsel" in the event of a cybersecurity incident, such as a data or privacy breach. He also provides representation in the event of an investigation, an enforcement action or a litigation. He is the author of Canada's first legal incident preparation and response handbook titled Cybersecurity in Canada: A Guide to Best Practices, Planning, and Management (LexisNexis, August 2017). He advises on licensing, outsourcing and service-provider arrangements, as well as on other commercial matters with respect to carrying on business over the internet, the cloud and the digital environment. In his privacy law practice, he advises clients on compliance with all Canadian federal and provincial privacy and data management laws. He has a particular focus on cross-border data transfer issues and enterprise-wide governance programs related to privacy and information governance


Canada's 2020 Cybersecurity Challenge

Presented by Imran Ahmad , Robert Falzon , Ruth Promislow , Zia Shah  •  August 21, 2019

A Year in Review: Legal Developments in Cybersecurity Law in Canada

Presented by Imran Ahmad  •  August 21, 2019

Preparing for Canada's Breach Notification Law

Presented by Imran Ahmad , Ruth Promislow  •  August 24, 2018

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