Cybersecurity: Director and Officer Liabilities in the Digital Age

Cybersecurity has become a top concern for businesses around the globe. A data breach may threaten reputations, client loyalty and revenues overnight. Increasingly, individuals can be held to account, with serious penalties.

Please join our partners for a practical overview of how you can best protect your directors and officers as well as CISOs from potential liabilities in Canada.

Guest Speaker:

    • Gregory Eskins, Canada FINPRO Leader at Marsh Canada Limited

 Blakes Speakers:


Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.

New York

Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credits.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Breakfast and Registration:
8 – 8:30 a.m. (EDT)

Presentations/Live Webcast*:
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. (EDT)


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, Ontario (Map)

*Log-in details for the live webcast will be sent to you prior to the date.


Please register by Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

If you would like more information about this program, please contact us by email.

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