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GDPR and Canadian Privacy Update

Toronto, January 21, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Please note that this program will be delivered in English.

Join Wendy Mee, Co-Chair of the Blakes Privacy group, as well as Rebecca Cousin and Richard Jeens, of 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. We will also discuss proposed changes to Canada’s federal and provincial privacy laws.


  • Enforcement action

  • Regulatory priorities

  • The rise of civil claims

  • International transfers

  • The impact of Brexit



Thursday, January 21, 2021

Live Webcast:
12 – 1 p.m. (EST)

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.

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.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.