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Jillian M. Swartz, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Connecting w/ Canada: How Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Affects Your Business

New York, NY, September 22, 2014 –(– Jillian M. Swartz, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Connecting with Canada: How Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Affects Your Business

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jillian M. Swartz, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Connecting with Canada: How Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Affects Your Business.” This event is scheduled for September 22, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

Event Synopsis:

This course offers an overview of Canada’s new Anti-Spam Law and how it compares to the US CAN-SPAM Act. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will help firms better understand how this law applies to U.S. businesses.

Key topics include:
· Overview on Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
· CASL’s Application to U.S. Businesses
· CASL’s Anti-Spam Provisions
· Enforcement and Penalties under CASL
· Risk Reduction and Compliance Strategies
· Comparing CASL to U.S. law

About Jillian Swartz

Jillian’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations. Jillian delivers practical business law advice to a broad range of clients, from entrepreneurs and start-ups to multi-national companies in the technology, retail & consumer products, healthcare, infrastructure and manufacturing industries. She also has substantial experience advising private companies, registered charities and not-for-profit organizations on corporate governance, day-to-day operational issues and compliance matters, including Canada’s new anti-spam legislation.

Jillian has advised buyers, sellers and target companies in connection with numerous cross-border transactions and as a result, she has considerable experience identifying, managing and resolving the complex business and legal issues that arise in these transactions. She also regularly advises foreign companies on structuring, establishing and expanding their Canadian operations.

About Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes)

As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world.

They focus on building long-term relationships with clients and they do this by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. The Firm’s strength across industry sectors and our propensity to transfer our knowledge and expertise between practice groups and offices is the hallmark of Blakes and key to the value that they provide.

Blakes was ranked as having the leading law firm brand in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Index 2014, which measures law firm brands most favoured by top companies in Canada and internationally. The firm was also the only Canadian firm to be named “Canada Law Firm of the Year” for six consecutive years in the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2014 and “Law Firm of the Year: Canada” for the fourth time in the Chambers Global Awards 2013.

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

Contact Information:
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Contact via Email
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
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