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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.


John Sullivan: Day two at MIPIM

Having settled into our new surroundings on day one, day two of MIPIM 2016 is already living up to its reputation of being the busiest of the week. Unfortunately, the weather has not been so kind but we will remain positive and hope it improves before we host our cocktail party tonight.

Eversheds launches apprenticeship route to solicitor status

Eversheds has become the first firm to offer a six-year paid apprenticeship as a route into becoming a qualified solicitor. The firm revealed today (16 March) it would offer the Government’s Trailblazer level seven apprenticeship, with candidates now able to apply for a start date in September 2016. Eversheds will take on eight legal apprentices […]

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