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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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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) will expect its workforce to attend the office for the majority of their working hours, as it outlines its future arrangements. From early September, its lawyers and staff globally will be encouraged to work from the office for “the majority of the time”, a statement from the firm said. The […]

“The office isn’t dead”: Brabners unveils new-look HQ

Brabners has fitted out its new Manchester HQ in preparation for a return later this autumn. Earlier this year the firm secured 20,000sq ft of Grade A office space across the top two floors of 100 Barbirolli Square, which it will move into as the anchor tenant. Managing partner Nik White told The Lawyer his […]

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