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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.


On-demand Webinar: How do we move the dial on diversity and inclusion?

There is an undeniable focus on D&I in the legal community, with most firms and in-house teams committed to driving change in this area. But sometimes change happens too slow, with too few meaningful outcomes. To truly move the dial on diversity and inclusion, it takes leaders within the industry to be determined on making a real impact and lead by example. How can we lead and change a fundamentally structural problem?

Mishcon de Reya

Mishcon cuts ties with clients amid conflicts row

Mishcon de Reya is to cease acting for two sets of clients after conflict of interest concerns were brought against the firm and a disputes partner, The Lawyer can reveal. Partner Mike Stubbs was recently named in a claim brought by houseboat tycoon Myck Djurberg, who had applied for an injunction to restrain Mishcon from […]

Over 180 Shoosmiths staff transfer over to new JV

Shoosmiths has spun out its volume recoveries business, with a large team of qualified lawyers and support staff moving over to work on the new venture. The firm has launched Equivo with collections, recoveries and enforcement business Chartsbridge. Shoosmiths’ chief executive Simon Boss said the reasoning behind the creation of Equivo was that there was […]

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