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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.

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DLA hires Freshfields partner as new head of finance

A former head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance group has left the firm to take on a new role at DLA Piper. DLA has taken on David Trott to lead the practice from May 2021. Trott has been a partner at Freshfields since 1997 and led its global finance team between 2012 and 2016. His […]

Introducing the 2021 General Counsel Strategy Summit

Following a successful virtual debut in 2020, the Summit is returning digitally once more on 11 – 13 May 2021.   We’re excited to continue building communities in 2021 that connect legal professionals across the industry through dedicated virtual events. To become a partner with the General Counsel Strategy Summit, click here to enquire about […]

Ireland: A new jurisdiction of choice for international restructurings

  On the panel: Fergus Doorly, head of corporate restructuring & insolvency, William Fry Ruairi Rynn, corporate restructuring and insolvency partner, William Fry David Baxter, head of restructuring, A&L Goodbody William Day, head of restructuring and insolvency, Arthur Cox John Donald, restructuring and insolvency partner, Arthur Cox Kathleen Garrett, finance partner, Arthur Cox Nicholas Butcher, […]

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