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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.

Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.

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Clifford Chance’s Frankfurt office will move into new premises early next year, after one of the firm’s most significant real estate developments was delayed due to the pandemic. The move will be Clifford Chance’s first in almost 40 years in the major German financial hub, and is considered as one of the largest property projects […]

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EY calls in advisers ahead of potential action over NMC Health

Ahead of a potential lawsuit from the administrators of NMC Health, Ernst & Young (EY) has called on the expertise of RPC, The Lawyer can reveal. The litigation specialist has been handed the mandate by the Big Four accountancy giant, which is looking to shore up its legal defence after Alvarez & Marsal informed creditors […]

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