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Candice Hévin is developing a broad business law practice with a secondary focus on privacy and data protection. She assists startups and emerging companies as well as established businesses in a range of industries, including manufacturing, gaming and food, beverage and agribusiness, franchising and distribution.

In addition to assisting on general corporate and commercial matters, Candice performs due diligence on mergers and acquisitions and private equity files. She also performs risk assessments and drafts and reviews contracts.

Candice’s work in privacy and data protection includes drafting and reviewing privacy policies and terms of service, conducting privacy due diligence reviews and drafting privacy compliance and due diligence reports, for the private sector, and advising on privacy laws.

Prior to joining McMillan, Candice worked in France for several years, including as counsel in the legal department of a consulting firm, where she participated in the drafting and negotiation of contracts, litigation management and regulatory matters, in particular with respect to privacy and data protection.



Community Involvement

  • Mentorship Program Coordinator of Cheminement Equivalences (association of foreign French speaking legal advisors in Québec)

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Director of the Board of Directors of the Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC)
  • Young Bar of Montréal
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the Québec bar
2017
LLB (by equivalence)Université de Montréal
2009
Master II research degree in comparative law with the Business Law optionUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)
2008
Master I in Business Law and TaxUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)
2007
Graduate Degree in Common LawInstitut de Droit Comparé de Paris (France)
2006
BA in Business LawUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)

Insights (10 Posts)

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McMillan’s Annual Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Client Seminar

Join McMillan's Privacy & Data Protection Group on Wednesday, December 7th for an overview of recent significant legal developments, tips on complying with new and forthcoming obligations under Quebec’s Bill 64, and discussions about hot topics in data management.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Act 25 and Confidentiality Incidents – The first Draft Regulations… remain a draft!

Draft regulation under Act 25 regarding protection of personal information, confidentiality incidents and register of confidential incidents are not in force.

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Nov 15, 2022
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Part 3 | Privacy 101 – Obligations Under Québec’s New Act 25: How to ensure your business’ biometric data complies with the law

If you do business in Québec, even though you are outside the province, this podcast explains why its new Act 25, in force on September 22, 2022, affects your operations. Discover your responsibilities surrounding biometric data and disclosure obligations to the Québec privacy regulator.

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Sep 15, 2022
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Part 2 | Privacy 101 – Obligations Under Québec’s New Act 25: Why you must now record and report privacy violations

If you do business in Québec, even though you are outside the province, this podcast explains why its new Act 25, in force on September 22, 2022, affects your operations. Discover why your business needs to develop, implement and maintain a register of confidentiality incidents and what your reporting obligations responsibilities are surrounding breach reporting.

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Sep 15, 2022
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Part 1 | Privacy 101 – Obligations Under Québec’s New Act 25: Why your business needs a privacy officer now

If you do business in Québec, even though you are outside the province, this podcast explains why its new Act 25, in force on September 22, 2022, affects your operations. Learn why you need a privacy officer, how to properly delegate this role, and what can happen if you don’t comply.

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Sep 15, 2022
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Act 25 – First Draft Regulation, On Your Marks, Get Set, Go!

First draft regulation under Act 25 regarding the protection of personal information and confidentiality incidents.

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Jul 27, 2022
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Cross-Country Check-In: COVID-19 and the Environment

Canada's governmental and regulatory bodies have taken steps to temporarily alter legal requirements in light of COVID-19 to lessen the burden on businesses.

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Sep 10, 2020
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July 24, 2020 Update Cross-Country Check-In: COVID-19 and the Environment

Canada's governmental and regulatory bodies have taken steps to temporarily alter legal requirements in light of COVID-19 to lessen the burden on businesses.

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Jul 24, 2020
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Bill 64: Modernizing Québec’s Privacy Regime

Bill 64: Modernizing Québec's Privacy Regime

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Jul 23, 2020
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New Linguistic Obligations for Employers Doing Business in Québec?

A Bill amending the Charter of the French Language would create new linguistic obligations for employers if it were enacted.

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Mar 9, 2020

Deals & Cases (1 Posts)

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Novacap acquires majority stake in Foliot Furniture

McMillan LLP was involved in all facets of the transaction and provided multi-disciplinary advice to Novacap with a team led by Charles Chevrette and Enda Wong (Corporate & M&A).

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Nov 30, 2019