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Privacy Class Actions in Canada: Recent Trends

Online, September 13, 2022 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join members of our national Class Actions team for a discussion on the latest developments in the very active Canadian privacy class actions space. Our lawyers will provide a cross-country update on certification trends, privacy tort merits trials and settlements.


  • Update on certification case law in data breach class actions

  • Update on certification case law in other privacy class actions (e.g., snooping and business practices cases)

  • Results of recent privacy class action common issue trials

  • Trends in privacy class action settlements

A brief Q&A session will follow the presentation.


Mandatory Continuing Education:


This program is eligible for up to 1 substantive hour.

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.

New York
Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credit.