3.3 Privacy in Practice
Presented by the CBA National Privacy and Access Law Section
This panel discussion will provide a thorough overview of how privacy laws affect all aspects of the practice of law, including: the legislative context that affects lawyers both federally and on the provincial/territorial level; introduction of the Privacy Commissioner's new Privacy Handbook for Lawyers; and the practical aspects of implementing privacy compliance programs within large and small firms, and within in-house departments. Throughout the program, participants will discuss how privacy intersects with legal ethics, in general, and obligations of confidentiality, in particular. In facilitated workshops, participants will have to opportunity to discuss in more detail the issues raised by the program's expert panelists.
, McInnes Cooper (Halifax)
Mark S. Hayes
, Hayes e-law (Toronto)
, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Ottawa)
Sara Ann Levine
, Alliance Lex (Vancouver)
Daniel J. Michaluk
, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP (Toronto)
, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (Ottawa)
The time spent attending this program (3 hours) may be applied towards the annual CPD requirement in British Columbia, Northwest Territories, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Quebec and Ontario.
For members in Ontario with 2+ years of practice, please note that 1 hour of the program is eligible for Professionalism credit. This program has also been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada for 3 hours toward the annual New Member Requirement.
For members in other provinces with Professionalism CPD requirements, please note that this program offers 1 hour of content on ethics, professional responsibility and practice management issues.