Abigail Dubineicki

Lawyer, nNovation LLP; Data Privacy Specialist, My Inhouse Lawyer

Abigail is speaker, educator, writer and lawyer specializing in EU and Canadian privacy and data protection law. Abigail is passionate about all aspects of data privacy, data strategy, privtech and Privacy by Design. As a Data Privacy Specialist with My Inhouse Lawyer in the UK and Counsel with Canadian privacy boutique firm nNovation, Abigail has built a transatlantic practice focused on helping clients navigate the tricky regulatory terrain of EU and Canadian data privacy law.  She takes a commercial, risk-based approach that goes beyond compliance to develop robust, sustainable privacy programs that blend legal, technological and operational dimensions.  You can learn more about Abigail on LinkedIn.

My Sessions

Canada’s Proposed Updated Federal Privacy Law: What You Need to Know (Sponsored by Helios Data)

On November 17th, 2020, the Canadian Minister of Information, Science and Economic Development introduced Bill C-11, the Digital Charter Implementation Act (DCIA). This update aims to amend the law to maintain its EU adequacy determination with the EU after the Schrems II decision in July 2020.

This panel session will look at the several existing pieces of legislation they intend to amend,  Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) into the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA) and what this means for organisations.

  • Luk Arbuckle, Chief Methodologist at Privacy Analytics | Author of Building an Anonymization Pipeline
  • Mark Sward, Director of Privacy, SterlingBackcheck
  • Ann Cavoukian, Creator of Global Privacy & Security by Design and Former DataProtection Commissioner for Canada