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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is one of the toughest and most stringent anti-spam regimes in the world. The penalties can range up to $1 million for an individual and up to $10 million for companies. Understanding CASL and how it is being enforced is critical for all organizations sending messages to and from Canada and that have apps or other software that they may install on users’ computers.

Topics include:

  • Review of enforcement actions under CASL to date
  • Amounts of penalties for enforcement actions under CASL
  • Areas of non-compliance that have led to enforcement action
  • Strategies and tips regarding undertakings and due diligence
  • The Compu-Finder decision and the first application of the “use of address harvesting” provision in PIPEDA
  • The Private Right of Action scheduled for July 1, 2017


  • Alex Cameron, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP


  • David Elder, Stikeman Elliott (Ottawa)

This webinar is the third of eight in the OsgoodePD Webinar Series: Key Issues in Privacy and Information Management. Register for the whole series and take advantage of a unique opportunity to get the latest updates on privacy issues from an outstanding faculty of experts from across Canada.


Group Discounts

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web-On Demand

Date Recorded
November 15, 2016
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$149 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • In-house counsel
  • Chief privacy officers, chief information officers and other privacy professionals
  • Lawyers advising on privacy and IT issues
  • IT professionals who are responsible for privacy matters
  • Marketing managers or other marketing professionals

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