SERVICES

Health Law
  • Contracts such as alternate payment, transfer payment, network, collaboration and program agreements and memorandum of understanding
  • Health privacy, privacy impact assessments and privacy training
  • Legislative and regulatory opinions
  • Consent to treatment and capacity
  • Integration of programs and provider organizations
  • Medical devices
  • Mobile health applications
  • Policies and procedures
  • Policy development
  • CSA standards
  • Risk management
  • All service categories applied to health-related matters
Technology and E-Commerce Law
  • Software licensing and development agreements
  • Hardware purchase and leasing agreements including robotic technology
  • Maintenance and support agreements, consulting, professional services, cloud computing and alternative service arrangements
  • User policies
  • Website terms and conditions
  • Internet agreements
Procurement
  • Supply chain management and strategic sourcing
  • Vendor management
  • Broader Public Sector Directive and trade agreements
  • Evaluation and evaluation committee issues
  • Conflict of interest
  • Debriefings and bid protest
  • Shared service arrangements and group purchasing
  • Document development and review from inception to postaward, including RFPs, RFQs, RFI, SOW, RFP Responses
  • Fairness advisory services
Privacy and Access to Information Law
  • Interpretation and application of Ontario, federal (PHIPA, FIPPA, MFIPPA, PIPEDA) and other provincial privacy legislation
  • Data De-identification
  • Compliance with legislative privacy requirements, best practices and industry standards
  • Privacy breach management and complaints
  • Data sharing, health information network provider, confidentiality and health research agreements
  • Privacy and security provisions for outsourcing and thirdparty supplier agreements
  • Privacy policies, procedures and processes
  • Procurement related privacy issues (PHIPA and FIPPA)
  • Privacy impact assessments including new and developing health technologies
  • Organizational, program and project privacy reviews
  • Assessments of human and financial resources to operate privacy programs in different sectors
  • Development of privacy risk registers and implementation of PIA recommendations
  • Remediation activities required by Orders issued by privacy regulators
  • Strategic plans and tactics for privacy advocacy and positioning with associated artifacts
  • Stakeholder management and communications
  • Freedom of Information access requests, including records review for application of exemptions, third party notifications and decision letters
  • Submissions on appeals and responses to third party notifications
Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Corporate governance
  • Charities and Not-for-Profit Law
  • Compliance with Ontario’s new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act
  • Contract management
  • Administrative and Professional Staff By-laws
  • Strategic alliances and joint venture agreements
  • Commercial contract templates
  • Letters of intent
  • Multiple party agreements  (hospitals, community agencies, stakeholders)
  • Executive Briefings
Health Research Ethics and Ethics Consultations
  • Ethics consultations
  • Research agreements
  • Advice on research ethics board issues
Risk Management
  • Strategic advice
  • Policies and procedures
  • Insurance policy coverage
In-House Services
  • Locum services for in-house counsel
  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Employee training
  • Staff education and presentations
  • Development of resource materials, such as guidelines, policies and procedures and templates