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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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Counsel were on hand to defend Dechert and former partner Neil Gerrard from further claims in court today, less than 24 hours after judgment was handed down in their bitter dispute with Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC).  A case management conference (CMC) was held ahead of the trial brought against the law firm and former […]

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Silks clash on closing day of Bailey-Garden Court hearing

On the final day of submissions, legal representatives for Garden Court Chambers have condemned “frankly shocking” conduct in a landmark discrimination lawsuit brought by one of its own barristers. Counsel for barrister Allison Bailey, LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall and Garden Court Chambers made their closing submissions yesterday before the Employment Tribunal. Submissions were made on Bailey’s […]

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