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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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Chris Owen, TLT

TLT’s dispute resolution head Chris Owen is a go-to name for litigation around contractual, corporate and engineering disputes. Last February, he was also appointed as TLT’s head of international, tasked with establishing a foreign best friends network in a post-Brexit world. In the past few months, he has negotiated alliances with up to four firms […]

TLT recruits dispute resolution partner in NI

TLT has appointed Fergal Maguire, leading dispute resolution lawyer and former director at Cleaver Fulton Rankin, as partner in NI. The appointment follows the continued growth and expansion of TLT in NI this year, including the launch of the firm’s employment and corporate offerings in NI with legal director Leeanne Armstrong, partner Andrew Jennings and […]

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Cooley reboots white-collar practice with new City hire

Cooley has secured its second lateral hire in London this year, as it looks to build out new white-collar capabilities both in the UK and internationally. The firm has recruited partner Tom Epps from the defence and government investigations group of Boston-born law firm Brown Rudnick. Epps has spent over six years in Brown Rudnick’s […]

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