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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.

Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.


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Details emerge in £20m negligence claim against Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing and BDO are facing allegations of professional negligence from two high net-worth individuals who are suing the pair for almost £20m in relation to deficient tax advice, The Lawyer can reveal. The details of a High Court claim from Morten and Thomas Høegh are beginning to emerge, who are seeking damages for losses […]

Eight make the grade in Stewarts’ largest-ever promotions round

After scrapping last year’s partner promotions, Stewarts has conducted its largest-ever round by adding eight new members. The boutique has bolstered different areas across its litigation offering by promoting lawyers in commercial litigation, trusts and probate, divorce and family, personal injury and clinical negligence. Those making the step up are Pia Mithani, Zachary Sananes, Emma […]


Cooley’s problem with Amazon

Last month, Cooley unveiled its first revenue dip since it opened in the City in 2015. Behind that lies a major tussle over firm strategy – and in particular, its relationship with one of the most powerful companies in the world.

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