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Year called to bar: 1998 (QC)
Charles Morgan is the National Co-Leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Cyber/Data Group and former leader of the firm’s Band 1 Technology Law Group. Charles' practice takes a 360-degree approach to data, helping clients extract the tremendous value inherent in data, while at the same time managing the associated risks. He is a recognized thought-leader on the responsible deployment of artificial intelligence. Charles regularly serves as "breach coach" for clients in matters of enterprise-wide risk, including three of the largest cyber incidents in Canadian history. Charles' practice is focused on advising many of McCarthy’s largest clients on their most complex commercial transactions involving IT outsourcing, systems integration, cloud, financial technologies, data security, data monetization, privacy, licensing, e-commerce, and telecommunications. Co-author of several books, including Responsible AI: A Global Policy Framework (ITechLaw, 2019), E-Mail Law (LexisNexis Canada – IT Law series, 2008) and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Communications (LexisNexis Canada, 2019). He is President of the International Technology Law Association and a member of the AMF’s Technological Innovation Advisory Committee. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1998.
In November, the federal government tabled privacy legislation that would impose heavier fines on businesses for breaching individuals’ digital privacy rights and give individuals greater control over their personal information