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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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The Sheriffs Office appoints advisory board

The Sheriffs Office has set up an advisory board to provide strategic advice aimed at steering the firm’s growth, development and governance. Shahram Sharghy, who was appointed as in-house counsel for The Sheriffs Office in July 2015, will sit on the panel alongside John Hargrove, former Under Sheriff of Greater London, Philip Saunders, a principal […]

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Clifford Chance names new Asia Pacific regional managing partner

Clifford Chance has appointed Singapore managing partner Geraint Hughes as its new Asia Pacific regional managing partner, assuming the role from Peter Charlton. Hughes is currently head of the firm’s Asia Pacific energy and resources group and has been serving as Singapore managing partner since 2010. He will relocate to Hong Kong in June and […]

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