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Goodmans Presents: Anti-Spam Compliance - Be Ready for July 1, 2014


Lawyer Peter Ruby, Carolyn Stamegna


January 29, 2014

12:00 – 12:30 p.m: Lunch & Networking
12:30 – 2:00 p.m: Panel Discussion

There is only six months to achieve compliance with Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Organizations currently relying on opt-out or implied consent for their electronic communications with consumers will be required to shift to an opt-in model or rely on narrow exceptions in the new law. The potential penalties for non-compliance are severe.
Organizations may face significant operational challenges and costs in dealing with the anti-spam requirements, including with respect to information technology and marketing. This program will provide practical guidance to those managing the risks associated with Canada’s anti-spam legislation and will also provide insights from a large Canadian retail organization on how it is managing the transition.

Our panel will discuss key aspects of the new legislative regime, including:

  • What is the impact of Industry Canada’s new anti-spam regulations?
  • What does the legislation cover and what will businesses be expected to do?
  • What are the exceptions to the prohibitions in the anti-spam legislation?
  • What are the consequences of non-compliance?
  • What are some practical strategies for compliance?

Carolyn Stamegna, Goodmans LLP

Cynthia Hill, Associate Vice President, Legal Counsel, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Peter Ruby, Goodmans LLP

We hope you can join us!

Registration Options
You may register to attend in person or by webinar. Both options are complimentary.