Adam Kardash


Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Chair, Privacy and Data Management, Co-Lead, AccessPrivacy

Adam is an acknowledged Canadian legal industry leader in privacy and data management. He co-leads the Osler's National Privacy and Data Management Practice. Adam has been Lead Counsel on many of the most significant privacy matters in Canada. He advises Fortune 500 clients in their business critical data-protection issues, compliance initiatives and data governance. He regularly represents clients on regulatory investigations and security breaches. Adam is Special Counsel to the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada, and Counsel to the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada. He has extensive experience in the privacy law area, and regularly advises chief privacy officers, in-house counsel, and compliance professionals within the private, health, public, and not-for-profit sectors; on managing security incidents, privacy regulatory investigations, anti-spam law compliance, privacy and security reviews/audits; privacy policies, practices and procedures; privacy compliance initiatives; and service-provider arrangements involving personal information, including transborder data flows.


Contributions by Adam Kardash

  • Advancing Accountability: From Theory to Sound Privacy Frameworks and Operations
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • Applying Ethical Frameworks to Innovative Processing
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2017
  • Assuring Innovation with Regulatory Acceptance by Vetting Data Uses 9:30-11:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Rethinking the Consent Model
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016
  • Canadian Privacy 101
    Speaker at Toronto, Ontario KnowledgeNet: October 23, 2014