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48 Prac. Law. 1 (2002)

handle is hein.ali/praclaw0048 and id is 1 raw text is: THE PRACTICAL

Published by The American Law Institute-American Bar Association
Committee on Continuing Professional Education eight times a year

Understanding the New Canadian
Privacy Law
Francis M. Buono, Pamela Strauss,
and Stephanie Podey                         11
The new Canadian Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act places strict limits on
permissible collection, use, and disclosure of personal
information. The Act also provides for stiff fines, and
potentially affects organizations operating outside of
Canada. In this artide, Francis M. Buono, Pamela
Strauss, and Stephanie Podey examine the scope and
application of the Act, its key definitions, exclusions,
substantive privacy principles, and remedies.
Employee Right to Representation
in Company Investigations
Lisa J. Sharp                               19
Unionized employers have long known that their
employees have a right to representation during
workplace interviews that might reasonably lead to
discipline. Recently, this right was expanded to non-
unionized workplaces. In this article, Lisa J. Sharp
reviews the basics of the right for union and non-
union workplaces, safe harbors for the employer, and
tips for employer compliance.
Adding a New Member to an LLC
(with Form)
Steven C. Alb-ty                           25
LLCs are continuing to be a very good entity choice,
and many are expanding. But since LLCs have char-
acteristics of both corporations and partnerships,

adding new members can be complicated. In this arti-
cle, Steven C. Alberty examines how adding a mem-
ber may call for changes to the articles of organiza-
tion, the operating agreement, or both, the importance
of valuing capital interests, and the tax consequences
of contributions.
Antitrust Essentials for Small Businesses
and Their Lawyers
Donald J. Russell                             39
It is a popular misconception that antitrust issues
have little relevance to small businesses. To the con-
trar, a small business can suffer worse losses when it
is the victim of anticompetitive conduct Likewise, a
small business might be less able to absorb potential
penalties. In this article, Donald J. Russell examines
the basics of criminal and civil antitrust violations,
corporate amnest, and the extent of permissible
cooperation between competitors.
Coping with COPPA: The Practical
Aspects of Children's Privacy
Tsan Abrahamson                               49
Few children realize that they give away a consider-
able amount of personal information when they
enter online contests. The result was the passage of
the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. In this
article, Tsan Abrahamson examines the outlines of
the Act, who must comply, how to complx, and some
practical tips for setting up a COPPA-compliant

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