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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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Uber’s EMEA legal chief departs after six years

The general counsel in charge of Uber’s legal operations in the EMEA and APAC is taking on a new role at entertainment business Fremantle. Matthew Wilson will become general counsel of the entertainment giant, reporting into the company’s global chief executive officer Jennifer Mullin and gaining a seat both on the executive board and the […]

Eleven City lawyers make the grade in Clifford Chance promotions

Clifford Chance has elected 29 lawyers to its partnership, in a round that saw 11 elevations in London. Most of the promotions, which will be effective from May, have been made in the firm’s European offices, in particular the UK. The number is slightly higher than last year’s, when the firm made up 26 partners, […]

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