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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

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In court this week: Bitcoin, interchange and Apple

A libel trial kicks off today between an Australian computer scientist, who is active in the cryptocurrency sector, and a podcaster. Scientist Craig Wright has brought the case against Peter McCormack, after the latter suggested Wright had fraudulently claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the name given to the creator of Bitcoin. In documents seen by […]

IWD2022: “Hybrid working has changed so much for women”

As part of International Women’s Day, Morgan Lewis partners Melanie Ryan and Ayesha Waheed, and associates Opeyemi Atawo and Jennifer Connolly share their experiences and advice. If you could go back to an earlier point in your career and give yourself some advice, when and what would it be? Jennifer Connolly: It would be right […]

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