Silence can be used against an individual based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Salinas vs. Texas. As such, companies would do well to expand the training they provide to staff to all employees. The failure of individuals to fully understand their legal rights can lead to terrible consequences for those individuals and their employer-companies. For more details, check out this article just posted on the MS+K website – http://www.msk.com/news/pub.cfm?id=2071&type=Alerts
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Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is the founding lawyer of LexSage, a boutique international trade law and sales tax firm in Toronto, Ontario. She has practiced for almost 20 years at Canada’s top Bay Street law firms.
Su’s practice focuses on compliance whether dealing with cybersecurity/privacy or import/export. She deals with regulatory, civil and criminal issues. Her clients come to her for assistance to solve current challenges but also to identify and manage risk.