Jasmine Samra is counsel in Gowling WLG's Toronto office.
Recognized as a certified information privacy professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Jasmine advises clients on a broad range of privacy and cyber security issues across a variety of industries.
She advises companies on privacy compliance and data protection issues, and helps organizations develop privacy compliance programs, privacy and social media policies. Jasmine provides privacy advice in connection with corporate transactions, outsourcing arrangements and transborder data flows.
Jasmine has extensive experience in requests under Canada's Access to Information Act and provincial freedom of information legislation, and assists clients in protecting confidential third-party business information under these laws. She also helps clients manage and respond to data breaches and other privacy-related incidents.
In addition, Jasmine supports clients with the requirements of Canada's anti-spam law, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's Do Not Call rules.
Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Jasmine served as senior counsel at one of Canada's largest financial institutions. In this role, she was responsible for providing legal advice with respect to a range of issues affecting the privacy, cyber security and social media for various lines of businesses.