The laws and regulations on privacy are complex and confusing. This seminar will introduce new Ontario privacy legislation to be in place by January 1, 2004. It will also cover the differences between federal and provincial privacy legislation and how it affects your ability to collect personal information for your organization, distribute personal information and what liabilities are involved.
The faculty will discuss practical information you can use to prepare for the introduction of this new legislation and to make sure you have the processes in place to comply with the existing federal legislation.
- Application of the new privacy laws
- Handling personal information
- Managing personal information
- Enforcement of the right to access and the ability to correct information
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
I. Seminar Overview
8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Corporate Governance
A. What Are The New Accounting Rules And Standards?
B. How Can They Be Reconciled With The U.S. Standards?
C. What Best Practices Have Emerged In Financial Reporting?
D. What Measures Are Needed To Ensure Good Goverance?
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
III. Fiduciary Duties
A. What Are Fiduciary Duties And To Whom Do They Apply?
B. What Obligations Does A Fiduciary Have And How Are They Discharged?
C. How Are Fiduciary Duties Enforced?
D. When Do Fiduciary Duties Expire?
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. Director/Officer Liability – Employment
A. When Can An Officer Or Director Be Liable For Payroll Liabilities?
B. How Can An Officer Or Director Be Prosecuted Under Health And Safety Legislation?
C. What Are The New Workplace Criminal Code Provisions That Apply To The Directors And Officers?
D. What Other Employment Statutes Impose Obligations On Directors And Officers?
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
2:55 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Director/Officer Liability – Special Topics
A. When Is An Officer Or Director Responsible For Environmental Damage?
B. What Are The Limits Of Vicarious Liability For A Civil Claim?
C. What Liabilities Are Imposed By The Business Corporation Act?
D. What New Obligations Apply Under Privacy Law?
E. What Due Diligence Steps Should Be Taken Prior To A Bankruptcy?
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Panel Discussion And Question And Answer Period