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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.



A&O mulls second Germany equity cuts in three years

Allen & Overy (A&O) is reviewing the equity points of its German partners, in the magic circle firm’s second attempt to cut back on profit sharing in Germany in three years. A&O’s global management is understood to have introduced a plan to cut the equity points of the partners in its German offices by 15 […]


White & Case boosts Paris office with second Orrick raid

Two partners from Orrick’s French outpost are set to join White & Case’s Paris arm, one year after the latter attracted two partners from the former in a bid to boost its corporate practice. Projects partner Jean-Luc Champy and banking partner Amaury de Feydeau will enter White & Case’s French office after their former Orrick […]


Dentons’ highest-paid partner profits surge to £2.2m

Latest accounts reveal that Dentons’ highest-earning partner saw their pay rise 57 per cent to over £2m in the year ending April 2019. The UK and Middle East accounts, which represent the firm’s first full trading year since its October 2018 merger with Maclay Murray & Spens, show that revenue rose 15.6 per cent, from £205.5m […]

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