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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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No5 Chambers set to present seminars on personal injury and clinical negligence

No5 Chambers will be presenting a series of seminars taking place in its London office. Each seminar carries 1 CPD hour and is free of charge. Places will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis. The venue for each seminar is: No5 Chambers, London Greenwood House, 4-7 Salisbury Court London, EC4Y 8AA For further information […]

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Bird & Bird set for leadership change as new chairman is elected

Bird & Bird has re-elected chief executive David Kerr for a further three years, while also appointing new chairman, Italian managing partner Massimiliano Mostardini. Mostardini’s appointment marks the first change in leadership at Bird & Bird for nine years, with his predecessor Michael Frie having served as chairman for three successive terms. Frie has acted alongside […]

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