Privacy Update 2018

Course Date: May 31, 2018

Total: 5h 50min

Welcome and Introduction 

FOIPPA Case Update

  • statutory update and case law update under FOIPPA (including privacy commissioner decisions)

Rosie JacobsYoung Anderson, Vancouver


PIPA and PIPEDA Update 

  • statutory update and case law update for PIPA and PIPEDA
  • intrusion about seclusion common law

Ryan P. Berger — Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Vancouver 
Greg Gowe — Senior Legal Counsel, TELUS, Vancouver

Privacy Issues in the Labour and Employment Context 

  • admissibility of evidence in labour arbitrations
  • notice and consent issues
  • surveillance and social media

Keri L. Bennett — Roper Greyell LLP, Vancouver

Lunch With Featured Speaker

Michael P. McEvoy — Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC, Victoria

Anti-Spam Law Update 

  • CASL in action since its enactment in 2014
  • what we can learn from the enforcement history?
  • “So, What’s Up with that Private Right of Action”?
  • advising clients on protecting against CASL actions (and yes, lawyers too)
  • the statutory review and what it means for CASL going forward

Ryan J. Black — McMillan LLP, Vancouver


Bradley Weldon — Acting Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC, Victoria


Demystifying Cyber Liability: Breach Response and Liability Risk Mitigation

  • what is cyber insurance
  • what are the legal considerations in responding to security and privacy breaches
  • liability and damages in privacy class actions

Sinziana M. Gutiu — Dolden Wallace Folick LLP, Vancouver

The Future of Privacy Law: Panel Discussion

  • recent Facebook data breach and implications

Ryan J. Black — McMillan LLP, Vancouver
Tamara Hunter
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, Vancouver
Sara A. Levine, QC — Sole Practitioner, Vancouver
Drew McArthur — Principal, The McArthur Consulting Group, Coquitlam