Connecting with Canada: How Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Affects Your Business
This course offers an overview of Canada’s new Anti-Spam Law and how it compares to the US CAN-SPAM Act. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will help firms better understand how this law applies to U.S. businesses.
Key topics include:
- Overview on Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
- CASL’s Application to U.S. Businesses
- CASL’s Anti-Spam Provisions
- Enforcement and Penalties under CASL
- Risk Reduction and Compliance Strategies
- Comparing CASL to U.S. law”
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
- Key Dates
- Application to U.S. Businesses
- Enforcement and Penalties
- Overview of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
- General Obligations Under CASL
- Transition Period
- Best Practices and Compliance Strategies
Bennett Jones LLP
- How to Mitigate the Risks Imposed by CASL
- Prospecting and Marketing in a Post-CASL World:
- Using Implied Consent
- Using Exemptions
- Using Organizational Consent
- The Special Case of Social Media
- Preparing to Defend your Processes if Challenged
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
- Comparing CASL to U.S. Law
Who Should Attend:
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- In house Lawyers
- Anti-trust Lawyers
- In house Counsel
- Legal Attorneys
- Compliance Directors and Officers
- Criminal and Civil Litigators
- Corporate Security
- IT Heads
- Privacy and Data Security Officers
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
Jillian’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations. Jillian delivers practical business law advice to a broad range of clients, from entrepreneurs and start-ups to multi-national companies in the technology, retail & consumer products, healthcare, infrastructure and manufacturing industries. She also has substantial experience advising private companies, registered charities and not-for-profit organizations on corporate governance, day-to-day operational issues and compliance matters, including Canada’s new anti-spam legislation.
Jillian has advised buyers, sellers and target companies in connection with numerous cross-border transactions and as a result, she has considerable experience identifying, managing and resolving the complex business and legal issues that arise in these transactions. She also regularly advises foreign companies on structuring, establishing and expanding their Canadian operations.
Jillian’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations. Jillian delivers …
Martin Kratz, QC, leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the electronic commerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law, which includes substantive patent, copyright and trademark matters as well as matters of anti-spam, data protection, privacy, ecommerce, intellectual property transactions, IP commercialization, IP strategy and opinions, strategic alliances, mergers, acquisitions and technology transfers among technology companies. His practice is focused on the energy, electronic commerce, software, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, entertainment and related industries. Martin is author of over 300 books and articles and teaches at Osgoode hall Law School and Concordia University College.
Martin Kratz, QC, leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the electronic commerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is …
Melissa’s practice encompasses privacy, electronic and mobile commerce, social media, internet, securities and corporate governance and compliance law as well as mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions. A significant part of her privacy and transactions practice is cross-border in nature, with a focus on Canada.
Melissa advises clients on navigating and complying with state, federal and international privacy and advertising and marketing laws, including the U.S. Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Melissa counsels clients on corporate, privacy, regulatory and industry compliance and on risk assessment. She reviews and prepares privacy, information security, mobile, text message, social media, corporate and technology policies (for example, website and mobile application privacy policies and terms and information security policies) and agreements (for example, email agreements).
Melissa’s practice encompasses privacy, electronic and mobile commerce, social media, internet, securities and corporate governance and compliance law as well …
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About Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world.
They focus on building long-term relationships with clients and they do this by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. The Firm’s strength across industry sectors and our propensity to transfer our knowledge and expertise between practice groups and offices is the hallmark of Blakes and key to the value that they provide.
Blakes was ranked as having the leading law firm brand in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Index 2014, which measures law firm brands most favoured by top companies in Canada and internationally. The firm was also the only Canadian firm to be named “Canada Law Firm of the Year” for six consecutive years in the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2014 and “Law Firm of the Year: Canada” for the fourth time in the Chambers Global Awards 2013.
About Bennett Jones LLP
Bennett Jones LLP is an international business law firm with five offices in Canada (Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa and Vancouver), one in the UAE (Dubai), one in Qatar (Doha), and one in the USA (Washington, DC) (practicing Canadian law only), with a representative office in China (Beijing). Bennett Jones LLP has more than 900 lawyers and staff, including a former deputy prime minister of Canada, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and two former Canadian ambassadors to the United States of America. Bennett Jones LLP is particularly know for its deep practices in the energy, technology and business law sectors and its practical and pragmatic advice.
About Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Dorsey is a business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients' needs. We make it our first priority to know the context in which you do business - your market, your competitors, your industry.
Because we understand your business, you can rely on Dorsey for legal solutions that fit your unique circumstances. Leading companies think globally, and we understand the challenges and opportunities of the global marketplace. To compete around the world, businesses must enter new markets, establish joint ventures overseas, and navigate international law. With offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey offers access to native legal experience virtually anywhere in the world.
Dorsey's Canada practice group members represent Canadian-based clients with respect to their United States business activities and legal concerns. This includes all aspects of cross-border securities activities and commercial law matters. Attorneys in the Canada practice group collaborate with attorneys throughout the firm in representing technology companies and advising on IP transactions.