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GDPR One Year Later: Impact on Canadian Business

Live Webcast/Toronto, April 30, 2019 - 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the Blakes Cybersecurity and Privacy team, as well as Rebecca Cousin, a Partner at Slaughter and May, for an update on the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it has impacted Canadian businesses since coming into force almost one year ago.


  • Trends in regulator action under the GDPR and private claims by individuals

  • The new guidance from European regulators on the extraterritorial effect of GDPR

  • The impact of Brexit

  • Practical implementation of GDPR and the impact on Canadian businesses


Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 15 minutes of Substantive content.
This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

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This program has been accredited for 1.5 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.


  • Breakfast and Registration: 8:30 – 9 a.m. EDT
  • Presentations/Live Webcast*: 9 – 10:30 a.m. EDT


One King West Hotel & Residence
1 King Street West
King Gallery, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario (Map)