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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.


Eight make the cut in Slaughters’ promotions

Slaughter and May has given the nod to eight new partners across the firm’s London, Brussels and Hong Kong offices. In London, the lawyers who made the cut are: Richard Hilton (corporate and M&A), Kevin Howes (financing), Charles Osborne (tax), Megan Sandler (disputes and investigations) and Chris Sharpe (pensions, employment and incentives). Jonathan Slade (competition) […]

The Lawyer Awards 2022

The Lawyer Awards 2022: Winners revealed

After a virtual event last year, The Lawyer Awards returned last night for a long-awaited in-person event at JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Hosted by comedian Jason Manford, 27 organisations and individuals won top prizes in their respective categories. Taking home the coveted Law firm of the year award was Eversheds Sutherland. And it was […]

Norton Rose Fulbright office 2022

Norton Rose Fulbright clarifies its position on Russia/Ukraine conflict

After it was revealed yesterday that Norton Rose Fulbright had banned its lawyers from commenting on Russian sanctions, the firm has clarified its position on the Ukraine invasion. In a statement, a spokesperson said: “We are shocked by the tragic events unfolding in the Ukraine. Across our global firm, we are donating to humanitarian appeals […]

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