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University of Calgary
Roland Hung is an associate in our Litigation Group in Calgary.
Mr. Hung has appeared in Provincial Court and the Court of Queen's Bench, and has both chambers and trial experience. He also has experience representing parties before administrative boards, mediations (including mediation before the Federal Court), and arbitration hearings. In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Hung has experience advising businesses on various issues ranging from environmental and employment to privacy matters.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Hung had the opportunity to work in-house as a summer student at a large multinational pipeline and oil and gas company. He also worked as a business consultant where he developed business plans, and managed the sale and development of several Web-based companies. He brings the benefits of these experiences to his client work when finding practical business solutions.
Mr. Hung received his B.Sc. in 2004 and B.Comm (Hons.) First Class in 2006 from the University of Alberta, and his LLB in 2009 from the University of Calgary. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2010. Roland is fluent in English and Cantonese. Mr. Hung is currently an Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association, Privacy and Access Section.
Mr. Hung has spoken at the Lexpert Social Media Law Conference, the Federated Press Cloud Computing Conference, and the Canadian Bar Association. He has also been involved with presentations made at the American Bar Association Annual Conference.
Mr. Hung has authored or co-authored the following articles:
- Social Media in the Changing Landscape of Litigation, World Data Protection Report, February 2013
- CASL: Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation and Its Impact on Your Business, World Data Protection Report, February 2013
- Social Media, Disclosure and Securities Regulation, World Securities Law Report, February 2013
- Federal Court Holds No Damages for Trivial Privacy Breaches, World Data Protection Report, August 2012
- OPC Policy Position on Online Behavioural Advertising, Canadian Privacy Law Review, August 2012
- U.S. Zip Code Retailer Collection Cases: Are they possible in Canada?, Canadian Privacy Law Review, June 2012
- Are Employers in British Columbia and Alberta Stepping Outside Privacy Boundaries in Requesting Access to a Job Applicant’s Social Media Profile?, Canadian Privacy Law Review, June 2012
- "Cloud Computing and Privacy Issues: Considerations for Businesses", Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada, January 2011
- "The Canadian Approach to Data Breach Notification" , ABA Annual Conference, August 2011
- "Facebook and Reasonable Expectation of Privacy", Canadian Privacy Law Review, March 2011
- "Facebook and Workplace Privacy: New Developments and Implications for Businesses", Cyberspace Lawyer, March 2011
- "Canadian Provincial Labour Relations Board Upholds Dismissal Of Employees Over Facebook Postings: Implications for Businesses", World Data Protection Report, BNA International, January 2011
- "Facebook and Workplace Privacy: New Developments and Implications for Businesses ", Privacy & Security Law Report, BNA Inc, January 6, 2011
- "FISA: The New Anti-Spam Law in Canada" , Privacy & Security Law Report, BNA Inc, December 17, 2010
- "Dealing with Data Breaches (Canada)", Data Guidance, August 10, 2010
- "Social Media, Advertising And Marketing, Customer Relationship Management Databases And Online Privacy: Tips For Compliance With Canadian Law", World Data Protection Report, BNA International, July 2011
- "Canada's Alberta Privacy Commissioner's Decisions On Data Breach Affecting Customers: Lessons for Businesses", World Data Protection Report, BNA International, June 1, 2011
- "Important Changes to Alberta's Private Sector Privacy Law ", Privacy & Security Law Report, BNA Inc., June 1, 2010
Securities Law, Social Media, and Disclosure Risks
Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law and Accompanying Regulations: Tips on Compliance
Canadian Court Decisions Involving Social Media and Discovery in Litigation
Are Employers in British Columbia and Alberta Stepping Outside Privacy Boundaries in Requesting Access to a Job Applicant’s Social Media Profile?
Social Media, Advertising and Marketing, CRM Databases and Online Privacy