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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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Shearman loses London arbitration partner to the Bar

Following February’s arbitration exodus, Shearman & Sterling is now set to lose another disputes partner in London as Alexander Uff joins Quadrant Chambers. The arbitrator is heading to the Bar after 14 years at Shearman, having previously moved to the firm’s London office from Paris in 2013. He was made up to partner one year […]

‘The Advice Diaries’ by Jonathan Lipman

In this latest video, Mercedes Benz UK general counsel Jonathan Lipman builds on last year’s three pieces of advice piece, where he talked about agile working, keeping up team spirit and leadership during the pandemic. In his follow-up, Lipman shares his views on the future of agile working and the different positions we see companies […]

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Starling Bank faces discrimination claim from former employee

A former employee of Starling Bank has brought claims of whistleblowing and discrimination against the group, with its general counsel also named as a respondent in the case. Gulnaz Raja, who was deputy secretary to Starling’s board from 2019 to 2020, is taking on the business in the Employment Tribunal a year after leaving. Court […]

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Ashurst repays £89m Covid loan

The bulk of Ashurst‘s debt for the last financial year has already been paid back, The Lawyer has learned, with an £89m fee reimbursed to its lenders last summer. Ashurst increased its debt position from £20m to £131m last year, with the majority of finance taken from its revolving credit facility out of Covid-19-induced caution. […]

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