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RPAA: The Future Comes Into Focus

March 7, 2024 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Please join members of our Financial Services Regulatory group for a discussion on the recent changes to the Retail Payments Activities Act (RPAA). Our speakers will dig into the final regulations and the Bank of Canada’s guidance on its application. This webinar will be of interest to all organizations operating in the Canadian payments sector.


  • Which organizations are in (and out of) scope

  • What activities are included and excluded

  • Operational risk management

  • Fund safeguarding

  • Reporting to the Bank of Canada and notification of changes

Blakes Speakers:

Event Details:
Thursday, March 7, 2024
1 - 2 p.m. (ET)

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 up to 1.00 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.