National Webinar - Update on Canada’s Anti-Spam Initiative

National Webinar - Update on Canada’s Anti-Spam Initiative

February 26, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMBroadcasted Webinar, Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits Format: Web
Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular Price
Regular membership$0.00 CDN
Associate$0.00 CDN
Student$0.00 CDN
Non Member$65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy


The second phase of Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) came into effect in January, 2015.  This session will provide an overview of the new rules applying to computer programs, malware and spyware.  In addition, an update and review will be provided on the general application of CASL, which was enacted in 2014, and its effect on the email and messaging practices of organizations.  Recent guidance provided by the regulator will be surveyed.

Learning objectives

  • The new “computer programs” rules

  • The meaning of “consent”

  • Exemptions and exclusions from CASL

  • Enforcement and risk

  • Guidance from the regulator

  • Compliance practices

Who should attend:

  • Those responsible for promotion and marketing in their organizations

  • Information technology practitioners

Robert W. Pakrul
Partner, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Robert Pakrul, is a member of the firm’s Corporate / Commercial Practice. He also participates in the Health and Information + Privacy Practices.
His practice is primarily corporate commercial based with an emphasis on information and privacy, transportation law, entertainment and mergers and acquisitions. He provides advice to a wide variety of organizations in various industry sectors. Mr. Pakrul has significant experience working with both large and small non-profit organizations and foundations in their creation, governance, regulatory compliance and day-to-day operations. Robert also advises on public safety law, providing advice to emergency communications corporations and other public safety bodies in British Columbia on matters such as liability and statutory immunity, the legal impact of new and emerging technologies and regulatory matters affecting 9-1-1 services.

For questions or more information about this webinar, please contact the CPBI National Office at 514-288-1222, ext.27 or by email at [email protected]
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