Crossing the Border: Protecting your Client's Confidentiality and Your Privacy 

Jun. 12, 2018
Webinar Online

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

Presented by the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch.

Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Webinar
Speakers: Michael D. Lucas, Law Society of British Columbia
Christopher A. McPherson, QC, Crown Counsel
Tony C. Paisana, Peck And Company
Moderator: Stuart Rennie, CBABC Legislation & Law Reform Officer

$100.00 for CBA members (+GST)
$200.00 for Non-members (+GST)

*If you are a non-CBA member, you may create an account and register, or fill out the attached PDF Registration Form.


Friday, June 8, 2018

Course Details:

When crossing borders, almost all travellers now carry mobile electronic devices like smartphones, tablets and laptops. These electronic devices often contain sensitive client or other personal information. This raises concerns about lawyers protecting solicitor-client communications and privacy and lawyers exercising privilege.

This webinar will focus on crossing the border with electronic devices: travelling to the United State and other countries and returning to Canada. Practical tips, including managing your reputation: How do I prepare to cross the border? What do I do if border officers ask to search my electronic devices?


Webinar Instructions:
We strongly recommend all participants to check these requirements and run these tests prior to the course date in order for the webinar to work properly for you.

• You will be sent the webinar link and log-in instructions 1 day prior to the course date.
• All materials and handouts are available for download in the webinar room.
• Please ensure your computer speakers are working properly as audio will be delivered entirely over the computer. 
• Earphones are recommended for the best sound quality.
• Install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player and test your Internet connection: click to run test

2 Hours of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC
Attendance at this seminar will provide you with 100% of the required 2 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your 2018 Law Society of BC reporting.

For GST exemption please use the PDF registration form.
Cancellation Policy: Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued.

CBABC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses or change speakers, location or content.


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