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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.


Wise fintech

Linklaters and Latham spearhead Wise’s listing

Linklaters and Latham & Watkins have been called up to act for Wise on its plans to go public on London’s main market. Fintech Wise is instructing Linklaters, led by corporate M&A partner James Wootton, with US corporate and capital markets partner Mike Bienenfeld, UK associates Patrick Fincham and George Davie, as well as US […]

Hogan Lovells’ former chair joins Crown Estate

The Crown Estate has brought in Hogan Lovells’ former chair as its interim group head of legal, as general counsel Rob Booth takes on a new role in the business.  Nicholas Cheffings, who served as chair of Hogan Lovells for six years between 2012 to 2018, takes on the position of interim group head of […]

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